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Re: [OT: the Jargon File and the Hurd]



On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 08:26:36PM -0800, "Thomas Bushnell, BSG" <tb@becket.net> was heard to say:
> Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> writes:
> 
> >   I was just skimming the Jargon File, and found the following rather
> > amusing comment under "Linux":
> > 
> > Linux is what GNU aimed to be, and it relies on the GNU toolset. But the
> > Free Software Foundation didn't produce the kernel to go with that
> > toolset until 1999, which was too late.
> 
> Oddly, the Jargon File is not Eric Raymond's in origin (and heck, he
> even mispelled "nickel" in it)--it's goes back to, well, people like
> RMS.  ESR has broken a very nice thing in many ways.

  Heh.  I wasn't aware of that, but somehow I'm not surprised.

  Daniel

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