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a large, ungainly antelope with a head like a buffalo. Called also wildebeeste or Gorgon taurinus, Connochaetes spp.
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Inexplicably, gnus appear to abhor certain currencies:
Owls may dubiously claim to get "too hot to hoot," but gnus are surely nature's past masters of the lame excuse:
Gnus might well have an especial affinity for German palindromes, inasmuch as many German nouns end in the gnu-philic suffix "-ung" (e.
Cygnus GNUPro features the industry leading GNU compiler and the GNU debugger that is backed by ten years of Cygnus expertise in porting and maintaining the GNU technology to more than 100 cross development platforms.
Cygnus engineers have contributed the majority of new innovations in GNU and drive development tools technology forward by incorporating leading-edge features and optimizations.
Cygnus works with platform vendors to ensure the latest GNU technologies are available on their platforms, as well as with end users to customize and optimize GNUPro tools, the commercial version of the GNU tools, for specific applications.
Cygnus will offer GNUPro tools for Solaris through the GNUPro subscription program that includes regular software upgrades, featuring the latest innovations in GNU technology, as well as developer support services for rapid response and resolution of technical questions or problems.
Cygnus is the leading driver of innovations to the GNU source code (including debuggers and compilers) through the company's own development efforts as well as folded-in contributions from the Internet community.
In fact, Cygnus GNUPro development tools feature the industry leading GNU compiler - the toolchain used to build the Linux kernel and the GNU debugger that is backed by 10 years of Cygnus expertise in porting (and maintaining) the GNU technology to more than 125 host/target combinations.
com/, EGCS is as an open source software project to further the development of the GNU compiler software.
The open source model has enabled the rapid development of GNU Compilers to include new languages, optimizations, target support, improved runtime libraries, and infrastructure improvements.
Cygnus' GNUPro is backed by ten years of Cygnus expertise in porting and maintaining the GNU technology to more than 125 desktop and cross-platform development environments.