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Re: Gentoo GNU/Hurd

From: M. Gerards
Subject: Re: Gentoo GNU/Hurd
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 09:40:53 +0100
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> On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 08:59:14PM +0000, Colin JN Breame wrote:
> > It seems that Gentoo are considering producing a GNU/Hurd distribution.
> > 
> >
> GNU/Hurd was the term used for referring to GNU to avoid confusion with
> its variant GNU/Linux, since they say "Gentoo Linux" in first place i
> don't see what they mean to distinguish GNU from..

GNU is confusing for most people. Not everyone knows about the Hurd and think 
of the Hurd when they see GNU. I think most people think "why did they fiorget 
the /Linux part?". Should people go to first, see they call it 
Linux and not GNU/Linux and draw the same concusions as you did? 

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