Re: [OT: the Jargon File and the Hurd]
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From: "Marcus Brinkmann" <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
To: "Daniel Burrows" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 2:42 PM
Subject: 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
> 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"
> "the" at least).
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