Re: Re: Re: Which packages should I use?
--- Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 03:48:14PM -0700, James Morrison wrote:
> > --- Robert Millan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > On the other hand, some of the examples like GNU, GNU/Linux
> > > or Solaris are capable of doing some productive by themselves
> > > (where a productive task can be anything the user considers
> > > productive). Of course you can run a JVM, perl or Bash,
> > > but that doesn't mean Bash is an operating system because
> > > it will always need a lower layer to stay on.
> > >
> > A javaOS has been done. Oskit + Kaffe = JavaOS. So you don't always need
> > a lower layer.
> Does javaOS have a shell? If it's just Oskit + Kaffe it needs another
> component to be operative.
> Robert Millan
Honestly, I don't care if it has a shell or doesn't. But the point was that
the shell could be written in java.
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Computer Science - Digital Hardware
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