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Re: Niche for Hurd - discussion - lightweight virtualisation


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: Niche for Hurd - discussion - lightweight virtualisation
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:10:29 +0100
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Am Sonntag 16 November 2008 23:10:09 schrieb olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net:
> Virtual appliances are about running software on your local machine --
> only easing management by decoupling the software from the Host system,
> using some kind of virtualization solution. Hurdish subenvironments
> might allow for a more optimal approach here than the established
> full-blown virtualization solutions I believe...

I just read up on them in the Wikipedia: 
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_appliance

Would that as concrete example mean, that each Hurd would use translators to 
"masquerade" as a generic platform, hiding all the specifics beneath the mask? 

Best wishes, 
Arne
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