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Re: GNU/Hurd Section on the website

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: GNU/Hurd Section on the website
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 16:29:36 +0200
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On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 04:02:46PM +0200, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    Is there a GNU/Hurd provided by GNU?  No.  So what is this GNU/Hurd
>    you are talking about?  It is Debian GNU/Hurd.
> GNU 0.2 exists.

I know that, because I sucked it through my 33.6 modem back in 1997.

However, it's totally useless nowadays.

If you want to get back to GNU 0.2, then one should look at GAR or some
other build system, which has at least some style.
> The goal of making a GNU/Hurd section was not to add more Debian
> GNU/Hurd documentation, but split up the already existing
> documentation on the web pages.  So that users will have an easier
> time finding the relevant information.  The only reference in the
> GNU/Hurd section to Debian GNU/Hurd would be just a small blurb that
> currently the only distribution of GNU/Hurd is Debian GNU/Hurd and
> maybe some history about GNU 0.{0,1,2}.  The rest would be just links
> to the GNU/Hurd specific documents already at the web pages
> (essentially the whole Installation section).
> When I think about it, it would be moving the whole Installation
> section up a step, and renaming it to GNU/Hurd...

yeah, that might be ok.


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