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Niche for Hurd - discussion - academics

From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Niche for Hurd - discussion - academics
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 17:35:37 +0100
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Am Mittwoch 29 Oktober 2008 12:16:58 schrieb olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net:
> > - operating system study purposes as its done with minix
> I wonder what would be necessary to make the Hurd more interesting in
> this aspect. Probably mostly boils down to various kinds of
> documentation as well...

I think a part is reversing the effect of unfulfilled high expectations of 

Many people tried the Hurd and though "not worth it". Now they are hard to 
convince to try it again, because they for example fear to waste time. 

But ther are also people like one from the team in my university who answered 
"please don't tell me about it now!" (was already too late) "I need to get 
some other stuff done, and I tend to jump too quickly at these interesting 

I think they'll check it out again. 

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