|author||Arne Babenhauserheide <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2009-06-05 08:45:44 +0200|
|committer||Arne Babenhauserheide <email@example.com>||2009-06-05 08:45:44 +0200|
Added the mission statement.
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@@ -9,12 +9,26 @@ Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
is included in the section entitled
[[GNU Free Documentation License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-**What Is the GNU Hurd?**
+<th>What Is the GNU Hurd?</th>
+<th>What is the mission of the Hurd project?</th>
The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel.
-The Hurd is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel
+It is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel
to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and
other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar
-kernels (such as Linux). *[[More_detailed.|hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd]]*
+kernels (such as Linux).
+Our mission is to create a free general-purpose kernel suitable
+for the GNU operating system, which is viable for everyday use,
+and gives users and programs as much control over their
+computing environment as possible.
+<em>[[Our mission explained|community/weblogs/antrik/hurd-mission-statement]].</em>