Sorry, but no...
Posted Jun 2, 2011 8:28 UTC (Thu) by khim
In reply to: It's very clear cut, actually...
Parent article: How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux?
EGCS was an experiment in new development methodology and never tried to split from GNU. All changes were always assigned to FSF and when EGCS was renamed to GCC it still accepted FSF's (actually RMS) decisions WRT to licenses, etc.
Basically it never tried to stray away from guidance of FSF so there never was any need to fight with it. Emacs/XEmacs was such a split while xemacs is quite successful you rarely can find it installed by default.
True, association with GNU is very often a burden and the only thing it gives the project is exposure - but this is quite important for free projects...
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