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large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail

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Before that, Stallman developed a number of widely used software components of the GNU system including the original Emacs, the GNU Compiler Collection, the GNU symbolic debugger (gdb), GNU Emacs and various other programs for the GNU operating system.
FSF promotes the development and use of free (as in freedom) software--particularly the GNU operating system and its GNU/Linux variants--and free documentation for free software.
GNU/Linux is the integrated combination of the GNU operating system with the kernel, Linux, written by Linus Torvalds in 1991.
Stallman receives this honor for launching the Free Software Movement and leading the development of the GNU operating system.
GNU Emacs, which uses Lisp as the user programming language, was started in September 1984 as part of developing the GNU operating system.