Re: [OT: the Jargon File and the Hurd]
On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 10:20:44PM -0500, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> 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.
> There's no entry for "Hurd".
Try FOLDOC (Free on-line dictionary of computing), which does a better job.
It's Hurd entry is from 1994, which is a bit dated, but it still is
applicable mostly. The Linux entry mentions the Hurd (well, "Hurd" without
"the" at least).
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