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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] The Linux kernel, no longer as monolithic as it once

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] The Linux kernel, no longer as monolithic as it once was?
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 23:22:16 +0930

On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 23:38:55 -0300
"VICTOR TARABOLA CORTIANO" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Very insightful comment.
> >
> > What does this all mean in the big scheme of things? Not a lot,
> > although it pays to learn from history. Things change slowly over
> > time. Research groups do interesting projects from scratch and
> > build up a great set of theories, we apply as much as we can of
> > them. Some work in the real world, some don't.
> >
> Projects such a Plan9, Inferno, L4, etc. are not used because people
> depend on lots of unportable and outdated applications, and because
> the Desktop market is not interested in quality, just in prettiness.
> And it is the Desktop that dictate the rules (unfortunately).

this seems like a rather narrow view of how the computing world

that aside, i feel this is probably moving off topic for -dev.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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