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InfoWorld: Stallman: Disk, I/O Issues Delay GNU OS

Nov 07, 2002, 16:00 (36 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Ribeiro)

[ Thanks to Dan Lark for this link. ]

"The release of a production version of the free GNU operating system (OS) has been delayed beyond the end of the year, as the current development version of the system does not support large disk partitions and high speed serial I/O (input-output), according to Richard Stallman, president of the Boston-based Free Software Foundation (FSF).

"'I would say that when two features that are that essential are still missing, we are not at version 1.0 of the system yet,' Stallman told IDG News Service in an interview this week in Bangalore. Stallman was however noncommittal on a new release date.

"In an interview in March, Stallman said that the production version of the GNU OS was likely to be ready by the end of this year..."

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