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Re: Is Hurd an OS or is GNU?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Is Hurd an OS or is GNU?
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 19:08:38 +0100
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On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 01:05:11AM +0800, NuTTeR -- Not Entered -- wrote:
> I know that the GNU project is to make a free OS avalible but is GNU the name 
> of the OS or is the distribution its in the name/title?
> Is it GNU, GNU/Hurd, GNU/$(microkernel)/Hurd(e.g. GNU/Match/Hurd)?

GNU and GNU/Hurd both represent the OS while (I think) the Hurd (or the GNU
Hurd) is the "kernel" (as you probably already know, it's not really a
"kernel", not in the sense of "monolithic Unix kernel", but rather a set of


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