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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/gnu gnu-history.html
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2021 09:06:34 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/11/02 09:06:34

Modified files:
        gnu            : gnu-history.html 

Log message:
        Add breadcrumbs; update to boilerplate 1.96; list copyrightable years;
        update links; http > https; standardize quotes, etc.


Index: gnu-history.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/gnu/gnu-history.html,v
retrieving revision 1.65
retrieving revision 1.66
diff -u -b -r1.65 -r1.66
--- gnu-history.html    4 Sep 2017 10:21:27 -0000       1.65
+++ gnu-history.html    2 Nov 2021 13:06:33 -0000       1.66
@@ -1,18 +1,26 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
-<!-- Parent-Version: 1.84 -->
+<!-- Parent-Version: 1.96 -->
+<!-- This page is derived from /server/standards/boilerplate.html -->
+<!--#set var="TAGS" value="gnu-history" -->
+<!--#set var="DISABLE_TOP_ADDENDUM" value="yes" -->
 <title>Overview of the GNU System
 - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation</title>
 <meta name="Keywords" content="GNU, GNU Project, FSF, Free Software, Free 
Software Foundation, History" />
 <!--#include virtual="/gnu/po/gnu-history.translist" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/gnu/gnu-breadcrumb.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
+<div class="article reduced-width">
 <h2>Overview of the GNU System</h2>
+<div class="thin"></div>
 The GNU operating system is a complete free software system,
-upward-compatible with Unix.  GNU stands for &ldquo;GNU's Not Unix&rdquo;.
+upward-compatible with Unix.  GNU stands for &ldquo;GNU's Not Unix.&rdquo;
 It is pronounced as <a href="/gnu/pronunciation.html">one syllable with a
-hard g</a>.
-<a href="http://www.stallman.org/";>Richard Stallman</a> made the
+hard <i>g</i></a>.
+<a href="https://www.stallman.org/";>Richard Stallman</a> made the
 <a href="/gnu/initial-announcement.html">Initial Announcement</a> of
 the GNU Project in September 1983.  A longer version called
 the <a href="/gnu/manifesto.html">GNU Manifesto</a> was published in
@@ -22,9 +30,9 @@
 The name &ldquo;GNU&rdquo; was chosen because it met a few
 requirements; first, it was a recursive acronym for &ldquo;GNU's Not
-Unix&rdquo;, second, because it was a real word, and third, it was fun
+Unix,&rdquo; second, because it was a real word, and third, it was fun
 to say (or
-<a href="http://www.poppyfields.net/poppy/songs/gnu.html";>Sing</a>).</p>
+<a href="http://www.poppyfields.net/poppy/songs/gnu.html";>sing</a>).</p>
 The word &ldquo;free&rdquo; in &ldquo;free software&rdquo; pertains to
@@ -40,7 +48,7 @@
 The project to develop the GNU system is called the &ldquo;GNU
-Project&rdquo;.  The GNU Project was conceived in 1983 as a way of
+Project.&rdquo;  The GNU Project was conceived in 1983 as a way of
 bringing back the cooperative spirit that prevailed in the computing
 community in earlier days&mdash;to make cooperation possible once again by
 removing the obstacles to cooperation imposed by the owners of
@@ -75,7 +83,7 @@
 text formatters, mail software, graphical interfaces, libraries, games
 and many other things.  Thus, writing a whole operating system is a
 very large job.  We started in January 1984.
-The <a href="http://fsf.org/";> Free Software Foundation</a> was
+The <a href="https://www.fsf.org/";> Free Software Foundation</a> was
 founded in October 1985, initially to raise funds to help develop
@@ -86,26 +94,26 @@
 complete operating system: the GNU/Linux system.  Estimates are that
 tens of millions of people now use GNU/Linux systems, typically
 via <a href="/distros/distros.html">GNU/Linux distributions</a>.  The principal
-version of Linux now contains non-free firmware &ldquo;blobs&rdquo;;
+version of Linux now contains nonfree firmware &ldquo;blobs&rdquo;;
 free software activists now maintain a modified free version of Linux,
-called <a href="http://directory.fsf.org/project/linux";>
+called <a href="https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Linux-libre";>
 However, the GNU Project is not limited to the core operating system.
 We aim to provide a whole spectrum of software, whatever many users
 want to have.  This includes application software.  See
-the <a href="/directory">Free Software Directory</a> for a catalogue
+the <a href="https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Main_Page";>Free Software 
Directory</a> for a catalogue
 of free software application programs.</p>
 We also want to provide software for users who are not computer
 experts.  Therefore we developed a
-<a href="http://www.gnome.org/";>graphical desktop (called GNOME)</a> to help
+<a href="https://www.gnome.org/";>graphical desktop (called GNOME)</a> to help
 beginners use the GNU system.</p>
 <p>We also want to provide games and other recreations.  Plenty of <a
-href="http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Category/Game";>free games</a> are
+href="https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Category/Game";>free games</a> are
 already available.</p>
@@ -114,11 +122,11 @@
 the patent system prohibit free software</a>.  The ultimate goal is to
 provide free software to do all of the jobs computer users want to
 do&mdash;and thus make proprietary software a thing of the past.</p>
 </div><!-- for id="content", starts in the include above -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/footer.html" -->
-<div id="footer">
+<div id="footer" role="contentinfo">
 <div class="unprintable">
 <p>Please send general FSF &amp; GNU inquiries to
@@ -136,13 +144,13 @@
         to <a href="mailto:web-translators@gnu.org";>
-        <p>For information on coordinating and submitting translations of
+        <p>For information on coordinating and contributing translations of
         our web pages, see <a
         README</a>. -->
 Please see the <a
-README</a> for information on coordinating and submitting translations
+README</a> for information on coordinating and contributing translations
 of this article.</p>
@@ -163,8 +171,8 @@
      There is more detail about copyright years in the GNU Maintainers
      Information document, www.gnu.org/prep/maintain. -->
-<p>Copyright &copy; 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007,
-2009, 2012, 2014, 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.</p>
+<p>Copyright &copy; 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2017
+Free Software Foundation, Inc.</p>
 <p>This page is licensed under a <a rel="license"
@@ -174,10 +182,10 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2017/09/04 10:21:27 $
+$Date: 2021/11/02 13:06:33 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
+</div><!-- for class="inner", starts in the banner include -->

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