Remove RMS from the GCC Steering Committee

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 10:34:31 GMT 2021


On Tue, 30 Mar 2021 at 11:14, Andrew Haley wrote:
>
> On 3/30/21 10:47 AM, Didier Kryn wrote:
> > Le 30/03/2021 à 10:25, Jonathan Wakely via Gcc a écrit :
> >> I've been asking myself what benefit GCC gets from being linked to GNU and
> >> all I can think of is the DNS records for gcc.gnu.org.
> >
> >     Can you remind the meaning of GCC. Isn't it "*GNU* Compiler
> > Collection" ?
>
> It's been renamed at least once already, from "GNU C Compiler."
>
> >     If this is still true, it doesn't seem appropriate to "break the
> > communication channel" as you said in a previous mail. Or maybe you
> > might suggest a new name for the project (~:
>
> We could just rename it to "GCC", in much the same way that Acorn Risc
> Machine became Advanced Risc Machines, then just "Arm". But I'd much
> prefer that the FSF got its house in order.

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