G-ful "gnu"

James A. Landau <JJJRLandau@netscape.com> JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Mon Jan 28 15:45:25 UTC 2013

Just to be confusing, there is a software project called "GNU", whose "official" (see below) pronunciation has a /g/ in it.

from gcc.gnu.org:

The GNU Project was launched in 1984 to develop the GNU system. The name “GNU” is a recursive acronym for “GNU's Not Unix!”. "GNU" is pronounced g'noo, as one syllable, like saying "grew" but replacing the r with n.
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