GNU Manifesto


GNU Manifesto

The GNU Manifesto was written by Richard Stallman and published in March 1985 in "Dr. Dobb's Journal of Software Tools" [ [http://www.math.utah.edu/ftp/pub/tex/bib/toc/dr-dobbs-1980.html#10(3):March:1985 Dr. Dobb's Journal, March 1985] ] as an explanation and definition of the goals of the GNU Project, and to call for participation and support. It is held in high regard within the free software movement as a fundamental philosophical source. The full text is included with GNU software such as Emacs, and is available on the web.

ee also

* Free software philosophy
* Free Software Definition
* History of free software
* Open Letter to Hobbyists

External links

* [http://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html The GNU Manifesto]

References


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