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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/gnu linux-and-gnu.html
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2021 09:20:53 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/11/02 09:20:53

Modified files:
        gnu            : linux-and-gnu.html 

Log message:
        Add breadcrumb; restyle footnote refs with square brackets.


Index: linux-and-gnu.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html,v
retrieving revision 1.109
retrieving revision 1.110
diff -u -b -r1.109 -r1.110
--- linux-and-gnu.html  11 Oct 2021 09:10:58 -0000      1.109
+++ linux-and-gnu.html  2 Nov 2021 13:20:53 -0000       1.110
@@ -1,12 +1,20 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
 <!-- Parent-Version: 1.96 -->
 <!-- This page is derived from /server/standards/boilerplate.html -->
+<!--#set var="TAGS" value="gnulinux" -->
+<!--#set var="DISABLE_TOP_ADDENDUM" value="yes" -->
 <title>Linux and GNU
 - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation</title>
+<style type="text/css" media="print,screen"><!--
+a.ftn { font-size: .94em; }
 <meta http-equiv="Keywords" content="GNU, FSF, Free Software Foundation, 
Linux, Emacs, GCC, Unix, Free Software, Operating System, GNU Kernel, HURD, GNU 
HURD, Hurd" />
 <meta http-equiv="Description" content="Since 1983, developing the free Unix 
style operating system GNU, so that computer users can have the freedom to 
share and improve the software they use." />
 <!--#include virtual="/gnu/po/linux-and-gnu.translist" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/gnu/gnu-breadcrumb.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
 <div class="article reduced-width">
 <h2>Linux and the GNU System</h2>
@@ -109,11 +117,11 @@
 to make it one.  We made a list of the programs needed to make
 a <em>complete</em> free system, and we systematically found, wrote,
 or found people to write everything on the list.  We wrote essential
-but unexciting
-<a href="#unexciting">(1)</a> components because you can't have a system
+but unexciting&#8239;<a class="ftn" href="#unexciting">[1]</a> components
+because you can't have a system
 without them.  Some of our system components, the programming tools,
 became popular on their own among programmers, but we wrote many
-components that are not tools  <a href="#nottools">(2)</a>.  We even
+components that are not tools&#8239;<a class="ftn" href="#nottools">[2]</a>.  
We even
 developed a chess game, GNU Chess, because a complete system needs
 games too.</p>
@@ -131,13 +139,13 @@
 Once Torvalds freed Linux in 1992, it fit into the last major gap in
 the GNU system.  People could
 then <a 
-combine Linux with the GNU system</a> to make a complete free system
-&mdash; a version of the GNU system which also contained Linux.  The
+combine Linux with the GNU system</a> to make a complete free system&mdash;a
+version of the GNU system which also contained Linux.  The
 GNU/Linux system, in other words.</p>
 Making them work well together was not a trivial job.  Some GNU
-components<a href="#somecomponents">(3)</a> needed substantial change
+components&#8239;<a class="ftn" href="#somecomponents">[3]</a> needed 
substantial change
 to work with Linux.  Integrating a complete system as a distribution
 that would work &ldquo;out of the box&rdquo; was a big job, too.  It
 required addressing the issue of how to install and boot the
@@ -183,8 +191,8 @@
 If you want to make a link on &ldquo;GNU/Linux&rdquo; for further
-reference, this page and <a href="/gnu/the-gnu-project.html">
-https://www.gnu.org/gnu/the-gnu-project.html</a> are good choices.  If
+reference, this page and <a href="/gnu/thegnuproject.html">
+https://www.gnu.org/gnu/thegnuproject.html</a> are good choices.  If
 you mention Linux, the kernel, and want to add a link for further
 reference, <a href="https://foldoc.org/linux";>https://foldoc.org/linux</a> 
 is a good URL to use.</p>
@@ -197,7 +205,7 @@
 a free Unix-like operating system.  This system is known as BSD, and
 it was developed at UC Berkeley.  It was nonfree in the 80s, but
 became free in the early 90s.  A free operating system that exists
-today<a href="#newersystems">(4)</a> is almost certainly either a
+today&#8239;<a class="ftn" href="#newersystems">[4]</a> is almost certainly 
either a
 variant of the GNU system, or a kind of BSD system.</p>
@@ -209,8 +217,8 @@
 system and its variants use some BSD programs; however, taken as
 wholes, they are two different systems that evolved separately.  The
 BSD developers did not write a kernel and add it to the GNU system,
-and a name like GNU/BSD would not fit the situation.<a
+and a name like GNU/BSD would not fit the situation&#8239;<a class="ftn"
 <div class="column-limit"></div>
 <h3 class="footnote">Footnotes</h3>
@@ -304,7 +312,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2021/10/11 09:10:58 $
+$Date: 2021/11/02 13:20:53 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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