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From: Karl Berry
Subject: www/server server.html
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 23:40:52 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Karl Berry <karl>       10/03/02 23:40:52

Modified files:
        server         : server.html 

Log message:
        more accurate description of mirror page

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/server/server.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.18&r2=1.19

Patches:
Index: server.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/server/server.html,v
retrieving revision 1.18
retrieving revision 1.19
diff -u -b -r1.18 -r1.19
--- server.html 13 Apr 2009 21:19:06 -0000      1.18
+++ server.html 2 Mar 2010 23:40:50 -0000       1.19
@@ -1,49 +1,48 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
 
-<title>About www.gnu.org - the WWW server for the GNU Project of the Free 
Software Foundation (FSF)</title>
+<title>About the web server for the GNU Project of the
+Free Software Foundation (FSF)</title>
 
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
    
-<h2>About www.gnu.org</h2>
+<h2>About GNU network servers</h2>
+
+<p>We have <a href="irc-rules.html">rules for official GNU and FSF IRC
+channels</a>.</p>
+
+<p>We have <a href="mirror.html">information and advice for those
+wishing to mirror ftp.gnu.org</a>.  (We no longer suggest mirroring
+www.gnu.org.)
+
+<p>For designing and authoring our web pages, we follow certain <a
+href="/server/fsf-html-style-sheet.html">style guidelines</a>.  If you
+would like to help, we have a list of <a
+href="/server/tasks.html">tasks</a> that need to be done on this web
+site.  All our pages are <a
+href="http://www.anybrowser.org/campaign/";>Best Viewed with Any
+Browser</a>.</p>
 
-<p>
-Here is a
-<a href="/server/list-mirrors.html">list</a>
-of mirrors of this web site, and
-<a href="/server/mirror.html">advice</a>
-on how to mirror this web site.
-</p>
-<p>We also have <a href="irc-rules.html">rules for official GNU and FSF IRC 
channels</a></p>
-<p>
-For designing and authoring our pages, we follow certain
-<a href="/server/fsf-html-style-sheet.html">style
-guidelines</a>.
-If you would like to help, we have a list of
-<a href="/server/tasks.html">tasks</a>
-that need to be done on this web site.
-</p>
-<p>
-All our pages are <a href="http://www.anybrowser.org/campaign/";>Best
-Viewed with Any Browser</a>.</p>
 <p>
 Just as we do not install proprietary software, we have a policy of
 not making links to pages that promote proprietary programs.  We
 cannot make proprietary software disappear by not talking about it;
 information about proprietary software is widely available, and people
 who want it will get it somehow.  But we prefer not to be participants
-in the process of advertising the proprietary software.
+in the process of advertising proprietary software.
 </p>
+
 <p>
 We also confine all links to text that is commercial in its tone to a
 few of our pages, where the topic makes such links appropriate.  This
 is so we can avoid appearing to share the widespread assumption that
 money and business are the highest value in life.
 </p>
+
 <p>
 Only <a href="/philosophy/free-sw.html">free software</a> is used on
 this computer.  The web server is the
-<a href="http://www.apache.org/";>Apache WWW-Server</a>,
-which is distributed under the Apache license.
+<a href="http://www.apache.org/";>Apache web server</a>,
+which is distributed under the Apache license (a free software license).
 To support this server,
 we also use other free software developed by GNU volunteers
 and we maintain a <a href="/server/source/source.html">list of such
@@ -57,17 +56,15 @@
 <a href="/server/standards/README.kernel.html">Server Configuration</a>.
 </p>
 
-<p>
-The operating system is Debian GNU/Linux, which is one example of a
-<a href="/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html">GNU/Linux</a> system. Debian GNU/Linux is 
not 
-listed on 
-<a href="http://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html";>our list
- of free GNU/Linux-distributions</a>. The reason for this is that it provides 
-non-free software through its repositories and includes non-free kernel 
drivers.
- We did not install any of that non-free software, so it is ok for us to run 
it.
- However, we cannot recommend its servers to the public. Other people might 
-install the non-free software.
-</p>
+<p>The operating system is Debian GNU/Linux, which is one example of a
+<a href="/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html">GNU/Linux</a> system. Debian GNU/Linux
+is not listed on <a
+href="http://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html";>our list of free
+GNU/Linux-distributions</a>. The reason for this is that it provides
+non-free software through its repositories and includes non-free kernel
+drivers.  We did not install any of that non-free software, so it is ok
+for us to run it.  However, we cannot recommend its servers to the
+public. Other people might install the non-free software.</p>
 
 </div>
 
@@ -85,7 +82,8 @@
 </p>
 
 <p>
-Copyright &copy; 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 
2006, 2007 <br />
+Copyright &copy; 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,
+2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 <br />
 Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 
02110-1301, USA
 <br />
 Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article is
@@ -95,7 +93,7 @@
 <p>
 Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2009/04/13 21:19:06 $
+$Date: 2010/03/02 23:40:50 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>




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