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[Fsfe-uk] Follow-up: MFS Meeting. Tue, 18 December. "Christmas meet up a

From: Michael Dorrington
Subject: [Fsfe-uk] Follow-up: MFS Meeting. Tue, 18 December. "Christmas meet up at The Lass O' Gowrie"
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2019 13:42:33 +0000
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On 13/12/2018 21:01, Michael Dorrington wrote:
> IMPORTANT: Location is The Lass O' Gowrie!
> Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.
> You can subscribe to the Manchester Free Software mailing list at:
> https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/fsuk-manchester
> * Event: Manchester Free Software's December Meeting

Happy New Year!

These are questions from the MFS Christmas Quiz 2018.  Some questions
are slightly edited for clarity than those on the night and I added
"considers itself" to the successor to X question as it appears far from
certain that it will be.

1. In the initials GPL what does the initial G standard for?

2. What is the latest version number of the GPL?

3. Which project started first, Linux or GNU?

4. Is the Apache License 2.0 permissive or copyleft?

5. Is the Apache License 2.0 compatible with the latest version of the GPL?

6. What version of the GPL is Linux licensed under?

7. Linus Torvalds is famous in starting two projects; Linux and what else?

8. What initials / login is Richard Stallman known by?

9. What the initials GCC standard for has changed; what do the initials
now standard for?

10. When is Software Freedom Day each year?

11. What do the initials FSDG stand for?

12. What is the GNU kernel called?

13. Is the GNU kernel a micro kernel?

14. What non-free text editor was nano based off?

15. What group / project produces the most widely used Free Software X

16. Which active project considers itself the successor to general
purpose X usage?  (Hint: there were 2 projects.)

17. What is the short name / initials of the GNU bootloader?

18. What do the initials of the GNU bootloader standard for?

19. What Operating System did the GNU project originally base itself on?

20. What is the name of the kernel project that aims to remove non-free
elements from Linux?

The January MFS meeting will be on the 15th (Tuesday).  This meeting
will be the first meeting at our new location of the Manchester
Technology Centre.  This location is on Oxford Road near the Mancunian
Way, postcode M1 7ED, see:


There will be more details in the meeting announcement.

MFS Chair.

FSF member #9429
"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide
mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all
free software users."

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