"Wintermute": > What are the clear cut benefits [of the Hurd]? It's a research OS, while Linux/Unix is mostly based on 1970's technology. This is not to say that it's better. That might be an individual decision. Bruce -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .