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- From: Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk dot ukuu dot org dot uk>
- To: Nathan Myers <ncm at cantrip dot org>
- Cc: Christopher Yeoh <cyeoh at samba dot org>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org, lsb-wg at freestandards dot org
- Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2004 00:16:46 +0100
- Subject: LSB naming
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On Sul, 2004-08-01 at 01:05, Nathan Myers wrote:
> It would be much more apt to call this thing the GSB, GNU Standard Base.
The LSB is theoretically implementable without GNU components as well.
One of the goals is that you should be able to sit down with an army of
programmers and write an LSB compliant system from scratch. It should be
sufficiently well documented for this to work.
That in essence is much of the original naming question.