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Submission + - Happy birthday Debian! (debian.net)

An anonymous reader writes: The Debian community is pleased to celebrate its 19th birthday since
Ian Murdock's original founding announcement [1]. Quoting from the
official project history [2]: "The Debian Project was officially
founded by Ian Murdock on August 16th, 1993. At that time, the whole
concept of a 'distribution' of Linux was new. Ian intended Debian to be
a distribution which would be made openly, in the spirit of Linux and
GNU."
1 : http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.linux.developme
nt/msg/a32d4e2ef3bcdcc6
2 : http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/project-history/ch-intro.en.html

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