A turning point for GNU libc
Posted Mar 28, 2012 16:38 UTC (Wed) by nix
Parent article: A turning point for GNU libc
In its early days, the GNU project was forced to focus on a small number of absolutely crucial projects; that is why the first program released under the GNU umbrella was Emacs.
Bwahaha. I suspect more significant here was that Emacs already existed (and was the trigger for the whole thing).
Everything else released early on was pretty crucial infrastructural OS-core stuff.
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