On Sat, 6 Apr 2002, Tomas Ogren wrote:

> On 06 April, 2002 - Simon Budig sent me these 0,7K bytes:
> > Branko Collin ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> > > Should we change these instances to GNU/Linux?
> >
> > We should change it - to Unix.
> >
> > I guess that at most places "Linux" is simply wrong, because there
> > is not really anything Linux specific in the GIMP. So the whole
> > discussion is kind of pointless.
> .. and gimp runs on Windows too.. ;)

Sure - when you are not referring to Linux *specifically*, you
should use whatever more-generic term is applicable.  That's
not the issue though.  The question is when you *are* talking
specifically about Linux, what do you say?

UNIX is a registered trademark though - you can't legally use
it to refer to Linux.  You can talk about UNIX-like operating
systems - although that's rather a fuzzy term.  Microsoft used
to claim that WinNT was UNIX-like.

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