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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/gnu initial-announcement.html
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2021 09:16:47 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/11/02 09:16:47

Modified files:
        gnu            : initial-announcement.html 

Log message:
        Restyle footnote, <pre> and address; add breadcrumb;
        weed out non-copyrightable years; update to boilerplate 1.96.

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/gnu/initial-announcement.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.44&r2=1.45

Patches:
Index: initial-announcement.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/gnu/initial-announcement.html,v
retrieving revision 1.44
retrieving revision 1.45
diff -u -b -r1.44 -r1.45
--- initial-announcement.html   12 Apr 2014 12:39:38 -0000      1.44
+++ initial-announcement.html   2 Nov 2021 13:16:47 -0000       1.45
@@ -1,12 +1,24 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
-<!-- Parent-Version: 1.77 -->
+<!-- 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>Initial Announcement - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation</title>
+<style type="text/css" media="print,screen"><!--
+a.ftn { font-size: .94em; }
+pre.emph-box { font-size: .94em; background: none; margin-bottom: 2.5em; }
+--></style>
 <!--#include virtual="/gnu/po/initial-announcement.translist" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/gnu/gnu-breadcrumb.html" -->
+<!--GNUN: OUT-OF-DATE NOTICE-->
+<!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
+<div class="article reduced-width">
 <h2>Initial Announcement</h2>
 
+<div class="introduction">
 <p> This is the original announcement of the GNU Project, posted by
-<a href="http://www.stallman.org/";>Richard Stallman</a> on September
+<a href="https://www.stallman.org/";>Richard Stallman</a> on September
 27, 1983.</p>
 
 <p> The actual history of the GNU Project differs in many ways from
@@ -14,12 +26,14 @@
 January 1984. Several of the philosophical concepts
 of <a href="/philosophy/free-sw.html">free software</a> were not
 clarified until a few years later.</p>
+</div>
+<hr class="no-display" />
 
 <h3>Free Unix!</h3>
 
 <p>Starting this Thanksgiving I am going to write a complete
 Unix-compatible software system called GNU (for Gnu's Not Unix), and
-give it away free<a href="#f1">(1)</a> to everyone who can use it.
+give it away free&#8239;<a class="ftn" href="#f1">[1]</a> to everyone who can 
use it.
 Contributions of time, money, programs and equipment are greatly
 needed.</p>
 
@@ -95,35 +109,28 @@
 
 <p>For more information, contact me.</p>
 
-<p>Arpanet mail:<br />
-  RMS@MIT-MC.ARPA</p>
+<address>Arpanet mail:<br />
+  RMS@MIT-MC.ARPA</address>
 
-<p>Usenet:<br />
+<address>Usenet:<br />
   ...!mit-eddie!RMS@OZ<br />
-  ...!mit-vax!RMS@OZ</p>
+  ...!mit-vax!RMS@OZ</address>
 
-<p>US Snail:<br />
+<address>US Snail:<br />
   Richard Stallman<br />
   166 Prospect St<br />
-  Cambridge, MA 02139</p>
-
-
-<h4 id="f1">Poor choice of wording around &ldquo;free&rdquo;</h4>
-
-<p>The wording here was careless.  The intention was that nobody would
-have to pay for <b>permission</b> to use the GNU system.  But the
-words don't make this clear, and people often interpret them as saying
-that copies of GNU should always be distributed at little or no
-charge.  That was never the intent.</p>
+  Cambridge, MA 02139</address>
+<hr class="column-limit" />
 
+<div class="infobox extra" role="complementary">
 <h3>Original message</h3>
 
 <p>For completeness, the original email is reproduced here, in its
 original form.</p>
 
-<div dir="ltr">
-<pre><!--TRANSLATORS: Don't translate anything except the headers.-->
-From 
CSvax:pur-ee:inuxc!ixn5c!ihnp4!houxm!mhuxi!eagle!mit-vax!mit-eddie!RMS@MIT-OZ
+<pre class="emph-box" dir="ltr">
+<!--TRANSLATORS: Don't translate anything except the headers.
+-->From 
CSvax:pur-ee:inuxc!ixn5c!ihnp4!houxm!mhuxi!eagle!mit-vax!mit-eddie!RMS@MIT-OZ
 From: RMS%MIT-OZ@mit-eddie
 Newsgroups: net.unix-wizards,net.usoft
 Subject: new Unix implementation
@@ -134,7 +141,7 @@
 
 Starting this Thanksgiving I am going to write a complete
 Unix-compatible software system called GNU (for Gnu's Not Unix), and
-give it away free<a href="#f1">(1)</a> to everyone who can use it.
+give it away free&#8239;<a href="#f1">[1]</a> to everyone who can use it.
 Contributions of time, money, programs and equipment are greatly
 needed.
 
@@ -224,9 +231,20 @@
 </pre>
 </div>
 
+<h3 id="f1" class="footnote">Footnote</h3>
+<ol>
+<li><em>The wording here was careless.</em>  The intention was that nobody 
would
+have to pay for <b>permission</b> to use the GNU system.  But the
+words don't make this clear, and people often interpret them as saying
+that copies of GNU should always be distributed at little or no
+charge.  That was never the intent.</li>
+</ol>
+
+</div>
+
 </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
@@ -244,19 +262,19 @@
         to <a href="mailto:web-translators@gnu.org";>
         &lt;web-translators@gnu.org&gt;</a>.</p>
 
-        <p>For information on coordinating and submitting translations of
+        <p>For information on coordinating and contributing translations of
         our web pages, see <a
         href="/server/standards/README.translations.html">Translations
         README</a>. -->
 Please see the <a
 href="/server/standards/README.translations.html">Translations
-README</a> for information on coordinating and submitting translations
+README</a> for information on coordinating and contributing translations
 of this article.</p>
 </div>
 
 <!-- Regarding copyright, in general, standalone pages (as opposed to
      files generated as part of manuals) on the GNU web server should
-     be under CC BY-ND 3.0 US.  Please do NOT change or remove this
+     be under CC BY-ND 4.0.  Please do NOT change or remove this
      without talking with the webmasters or licensing team first.
      Please make sure the copyright date is consistent with the
      document.  For web pages, it is ok to list just the latest year the
@@ -271,21 +289,21 @@
      There is more detail about copyright years in the GNU Maintainers
      Information document, www.gnu.org/prep/maintain. -->
 
-<p>Copyright &copy; 1983, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014
-Free Software Foundation, Inc.</p>
+<p>Copyright &copy; 1983, 1999, 2007, 2009 Free Software Foundation,
+Inc.</p>
 
 <p>This page is licensed under a <a rel="license"
-href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/us/";>Creative
-Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License</a>.</p>
+href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/";>Creative
+Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License</a>.</p>
 
 <!--#include virtual="/server/bottom-notes.html" -->
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2014/04/12 12:39:38 $
+$Date: 2021/11/02 13:16:47 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>
-</div>
+</div><!-- for class="inner", starts in the banner include -->
 </body>
 </html>



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