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Re: [Ghm-discuss] Main Topic for 2012

From: Rick C. Hodgin
Subject: Re: [Ghm-discuss] Main Topic for 2012
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2012 10:32:33 -0400

Twice now you've underestimated my skillset, background, knowledge and 
philosophy, sir.

Best regards,
Rick C. Hodgin

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>   To be clear about this, I have potentially unique insight here
>   because of my own work on OS design in late 90s/early 2000s. I know
>   what's possible, what I (by myself, in assembly, using MS-DOS, MASM
>   6.11d, and only a floppy drive for testing) was able to achieve. I
>   know there are also people "called" to OS design (very few
>   though). It takes something atypical to do it.
>You garvley underestimate the work required to make a operating
>system, let alone a kernel.  
>The major problem is not the fundamentals, it is the drivers.  Without
>drivers, you can't use your computer.  Period.  And this is where our
>current, lowest, battle is, seeing that the hardware we use doesn't
>get crippled, and so that we get access to documentation so we can
>write free drivers.

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