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What 30 Years of GNU Means to You

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Thirty years ago today Richard Stallman announced his plans to build GNU in a post to the net.unix-wizards mailing list. What followed was the birth of the free software movement, the founding of the Free Software Foundation and the GNU public license (GPL) -- now used by the Linux operating system. His words continue to inspire software developers to this day: "I consider that the golden rule requires that if I like a program I must share it with other people who like it. I cannot in good conscience sign a nondisclosure agreement or a software license agreement," Stallman wrote in his ori (General)