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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@codesourcery.com>2013-05-22 00:19:17 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@codesourcery.com>2013-05-22 00:19:17 +0200
commit94d43796c16ff81282f3d54e7588f7d494b22a91 (patch)
tree97ac230fd00098d629510638340f852c1e1330b9 /contributing/web_pages
parent39daee1a66178274f4e736c387bf07b0c379d72a (diff)
parent8d7ba1c0bd6402af6917caa1825d247715f92741 (diff)
Merge remote-tracking branch 'darnassus--hurd-web/master'
Also rework some of the recent changes of contributing/web_pages/news/hurd_2013 and hurd/status.
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--- a/contributing/web_pages/news/hurd_2013.mdwn
+++ b/contributing/web_pages/news/hurd_2013.mdwn
@@ -16,7 +16,6 @@ Will be set by tschwinge when publishing.
Note: this is a **DRAFT**. The release has not actually happened yet. Please do not broadcast yet.
Debian GNU/Hurd 2013 *released*!
-
[[!if test="included()" then="""[[!toggle id=full_news
text="Details."]][[!toggleable id=full_news text="[[!paste id=full_news]]"]]"""
else="
@@ -24,50 +23,48 @@ else="
[[!cut id="full_news" text="""
-It is with huge pleasure that the Debian GNU/Hurd port announces the
+It is with huge pleasure that the Debian GNU/Hurd team announces the
**release of Debian GNU/Hurd 2013**.
This is a snapshot of Debian sid at the time of the Debian
-Wheezy release (May 2013), so it is mostly based on Wheezy. It is *not* an
+"wheezy" release (May 2013), so it is mostly based on the same sources. It is *not* an
official Debian release, but it is an official Debian GNU/Hurd port release.
The installation ISO images can be downloaded from
-[[Debian Ports|http://ftp.debian-ports.org/debian-cd/hurd-i386/current/]]
-with the usual 3 Debian flavors: NETINST, CD, or DVD. Besides the friendly
+[Debian Ports](http://ftp.debian-ports.org/debian-cd/hurd-i386/current/)
+in the usual three Debian flavors: NETINST, CD, DVD. Besides the friendly
Debian installer, a pre-installed disk image is also available, making it even easier to try
Debian GNU/Hurd.
Debian GNU/Hurd is currently available for the i386 architecture with more
-than 10.000 software packages available (> 75% of the Debian archive, and more
+than 10.000 software packages available (more than 75% of the Debian archive, and more
to come!).
Please make sure to read the
-[[configuration information|http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-install]],
-the [[FAQ|faq]],
+[configuration information](http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-install),
+the [[FAQ]],
and the [[translator primer|hurd/documentation/translator_primer]]
-for a start.
+to get a grasp of the great features of GNU/Hurd.
Due to the very small number of developers,
our progress of the project has not been as fast as other successful
-Operating Systems, but we believe to have reached a very good
-state, even with the limited resources.
+operating systems, but we believe to have reached [[a very decent state|hurd/status]], even with our limited resources.
We would like to thank all the people who have worked on GNU/Hurd over the past
decades. There were not many people at any given time (and still not many people
today, please [[join|contributing]]!), but in the end a lot of people have
contributed one way or the other. **Thanks everybody!**
-**A GNU/Hurd Timeline**
+**An incomplete GNU/Hurd Timeline**
- 1997: Last release of the Hurd without Debian: GNU Hurd 0.2.
-- 2002: GNU MIG 1.3, libio-based glibc, GNU Mach 1.3 (disks >= 10GiB), Hurd L4 starts, work on the transition from cthreads to pthreads starts, Hurd installation party in Heidelberg, Toronto Hurd User Group meeting, Presentation at EpX in Paris ([slides](http://kilobug.free.fr/hurd/pres-en/)).
+- 2002: GNU MIG 1.3, libio-based glibc, GNU Mach 1.3 (disks >= 10GiB), work on the transition from cthreads to pthreads starts, Hurd installation party in Heidelberg, Toronto Hurd User Group meeting, Presentation at EpX in Paris ([slides](http://kilobug.free.fr/hurd/pres-en/)).
- 2003: [Crosshurd](http://packages.debian.org/crosshurd), [LinuxTag 2003](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-hurd/2003-07/msg00029.html).
-- 2005: Hurd/L4 at Libre Software Meeting.
-- 2007: [[FOSDEM|community/meetings/fosdem_2007]], the [[critique_and_position_paper|news/2007-01-14]], [[libchannel_for_GSoC|news/2007-10-01]], [[IPv6|news/2007-10-12]], Hurd/L4 abandoned, Hurd on Xen.
-- 2008: [[5_successful_GSoC_projects|news/2008-09-11]], [[Hurd/Viengoos|news/2008-12-12]].
+- 2007: [[FOSDEM|community/meetings/fosdem_2007]], the [[critique_and_position_paper|news/2007-01-14]], [[libchannel_for_GSoC|news/2007-10-01]], [[IPv6|news/2007-10-12]], Hurd on Xen.
+- 2008: [[5_successful_GSoC_projects|community/gsoc/2008/]].
- 2009: [[GSoC_unionmount_translator|news/2009-09-30]], [[Start_of_Device_Drivers_in_Userspace|news/2009-11-30]]. 66% of the Debian packages build.
-- 2010: [Arch Hurd](http://www.archhurd.org/), [Initial Nix port](http://hydra.nixos.org/jobset/gnu/hurd-master), [[DDE|news/2010-02-28]], Thesis: [[Generalizing mobility for the Hurd|news/2010-01-31]], [Hurd article in LWN](http://lwn.net/Articles/395150/), [[procfs|hurd/translator/procfs]], Talk: [It’s about Freedom](http://audio-video.gnu.org/video/ghm2010/GNU-Hurd_-_Its_About_Freedom,_Or_Why_you_should_care.ogv), GSoC: Debian Installer, Hurd/Viengoos on hold. 68% of the Debian packages build.
+- 2010: [Arch Hurd](http://www.archhurd.org/), [Initial Nix port](http://hydra.nixos.org/jobset/gnu/hurd-master), [[DDE|news/2010-02-28]], Thesis: [[Generalizing mobility for the Hurd|news/2010-01-31]], [Hurd article in LWN](http://lwn.net/Articles/395150/), [[procfs|hurd/translator/procfs]], Talk: [It’s about Freedom](http://audio-video.gnu.org/video/ghm2010/GNU-Hurd_-_Its_About_Freedom,_Or_Why_you_should_care.ogv), GSoC: Debian Installer, 68% of the Debian packages build.
- 2011: [[GNU_Hurd_0.401|news/2011-04-01]], xkb, [Hurd in xkcd](http://xkcd.com/844/), Graphical Debian Installer, Plans for Debian GNU Hurd in Wheezy, Hurd [bounties](http://www.fossfactory.org/project/p276) on FOSS Factory, [[Lots of attention from the press brought lots of rumors|news/2011-q2-ps]], [Talk at GHM in Paris](http://www.gnu.org/ghm/2011/paris/#outline-container-2-5) ([video](http://audio-video.gnu.org/video/ghm2011/Samuel_Thibault-GNU_Hurd.ogv)), slab allocator, Continuous builds with Nix, improved build system, GSoC: [[Java|user/jkoenig/java]]. 70% of the Debian packages build.
-- 2012: Half the Linux 2.6.32 network drivers build with DDE, [Continuous testing with Nix](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-03/msg00019.html), glibc changes pushed upstream, improved debugging, memory mapping [with red-black tree](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-04/msg00109.html), pthreads work, [[live-filesystem-debugging_report|news/2012-q1-q2]].
+- 2012: Half the Linux 2.6.32 network drivers build with DDE, [Continuous testing with Nix](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-03/msg00019.html), glibc changes pushed upstream, improved debugging, memory mapping [with red-black tree](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-04/msg00109.html), switch to pthreads finished, [[live-filesystem-debugging_report|news/2012-q1-q2]].
- 2013: [Talk at FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/schedule/event/hurd_microkernel/).
---
@@ -84,6 +81,4 @@ define interfaces for implementing in a distributed multi-server fashion the
services a traditional operating system kernel provides. [[More
detailed|microkernel/mach/gnumach]].
-<!--see [[contributing/web_pages/news/writing_the_qoth]] for additional information on writing the QotH.-->
-
"""]]