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OpenBSD Renamed GNU/OpenBSD

Contributed by jose on from the restructuring-under-the-flag-of-freedom dept.

After the release of OpenBSD 3.3 in May, the official project name is due for a change. "It took a great deal of debate, but we have got to acknowledge the contributions of GNU, without which GNU/OpenBSD would never have come to exist," said project member Todd Fries. There are also plans to adopt a new development model. Rather than a careful set of changes, code will be checked in and then tested, relying on the excellent feedback from the snapshot users. This excellent development model has served many others well for so many years.

We fully expect this to make the project even more creative and proactive in feature adoption.

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  1. By irv () on

    In other news, Microsoft publishes that it's giving "Longhorn(s)" to it's new Windows version because of the FreeBSD contribution to the ftp program.

    Bill Gates also announced a port of .NET to the gameboy platform..

  2. By Anonymous Coward () on

    The GNU is silent. You don't say it or write it.

  3. By Anonymous Coward () on

    i hate april the first

  4. By Charles Hill () on

    Actually, I was expecting a press release about Red Hat releasing an "official" OpenBSD distribution. This was close, though.

  5. By uBSD Whore () on


  6. By jose () on

    this is definitely an april fool's day joke, but it got picked up by slashdot, even. thanks to todd for a perfect quote.

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