Re: Hurd naming
* Thomas Bushnell, BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org> [020513 19:07]:
> Grant Bowman <email@example.com> writes:
> > The trouble with the GNU term is that GNU/Linux and GNU/Mach are terms
I hate typos, my brain slipped. I shouldn't be a tech writer unless
given time to check things over at least three times.
> GNU/Mach is not being promoted by anyone, and should not be used.
> There is GNU Mach--that is just the GNU distribution of Mach, similar
> to GNU Emacs, which is the GNU distribution of Emacs.
> There is GNU/Hurd, which is a variant of the GNU system that uses the
> Hurd (and currently Mach, though that may change someday) as its
> basis. It is also correct to call GNU/Hurd just by the name GNU.
Right, Debian promotes this.
> GNU/Linux is the variant of the GNU system that uses the Linux kernel.
Correct, sorry for any confusion this may have caused.
-- Grant Bowman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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