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Re: Niche for Hurd - discussion - lightweight virtualisation


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: Niche for Hurd - discussion - lightweight virtualisation
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 16:36:53 +0100
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Am Sonntag 23 November 2008 05:25:10 schrieb olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net:
> > 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?
>
> Not sure what you mean.
>
> The idea is that each application (appliance) would come with a set of
> translators, providing an individual environment, specially geared
> towards the needs of the application, and relatively independent of the
> host system.
>
> Of course major changes in the host system might still affect the
> applications in some way, so it's not as robust as an appliance running
> in a fully virtual environment -- but it could be an interesting middle
> ground between that, and traditional applications running in the shared
> host environment directly.

OK, I 'm now pretty certain I understand what you mean. 

You have different host systems, but the translators make them fit the 
application in question. 

Thanks for the explanation! 

Best wishes, 
Arne
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