Re: Bug#149345: misc fixes for GNU/Hurd support
* Grant Bowman writes:
* Joshua Judson Rosen <firstname.lastname@example.org> [020609 18:20]:
>> On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 02:54:35PM -0700, Grant Bowman wrote:
>> > I feel that GNU by itself is too ambiguous. Do you mean the GNU
>> > project? GNU system? If system, which one?
>> Just trying to understand where you're coming from...:
>> Do you also have this problem with other operating systems' names?
>> For example, "FreeBSD"? Does it refer to the FreeBSD project? The
>> FreeBSD team? The FreeBSD system? If system, which one?
> Just trying to understand where you're coming from...:
> Do you see a differences between the FSF and the FreeBSD teams?
Yeah, the Free Software Foundation is a tax-exempt charity that raises
funds for work on the GNU Project (quote from www.gnu.org). The
FreeBSD _teams_ don't. It is the FreeBSD Foundation  that does
that job (raising funds for the FreeBSD project).
Alfred M. Szmidt
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