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Re: [Bug-grub] Re: grub-0.93-win32-iso9660.diff

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [Bug-grub] Re: grub-0.93-win32-iso9660.diff
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 19:09:45 +0000
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On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 04:44:44PM +0100, Yoshinori Okuji wrote:
> Please understand at least this point: GRUB would be GRUB even if support for
> Linux is omitted, while GRUB would not be GRUB if support for Multiboot
> disappears.
> The reason why I may compromise without finishing Multiboot issues is just 
> that
> the missing features are not necessary to  boot Multiboot-compliant OSes in
> most cases (such as GNU/Hurd).

Agreed. Moreover, it should be noted that as a GNU project, GRUB's primary
purpose is being part of the GNU system (i.e: GNU/Hurd).

Robert Millan

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gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

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