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Re: Fwd: sed porting trouble

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Fwd: sed porting trouble
Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 23:47:04 +0200
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Karl Berry wrote:
>     Ah, OK, thanks for digging that up. As I mentioned OSS came into
>     existence in the early 1990s.
> Off the subject of these endless pragma issues, but I feel compelled to
> point out for the record that rms started GNU in 1983
> (http://www.gnu.org/gnu/gnu-history.html).
> Granted GNU is not part of "open source" ...

In the context of HP NonStop systems, "OSS" stands for "Open System Services".
See any of the manuals that Joachim pointed to:

But when someone creates a library called 'libfloss', and it means something
different than "Free/Libre Open Source Software", I get the feeling that the
confusion (or pun) is intended.


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