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Re: Hurd naming

* Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@becket.net> [020513 19:07]:
> Grant Bowman <grantbow@grantbow.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                                <grantbow@grantbow.com>

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