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Re: [OT] Interview with Con Kolivas on Linux failures

On Thu, Jul 26, 2007 at 05:36:43AM +0000, s. keeling wrote:
> Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com>:
> >  David Brodbeck wrote:
> > > To me it always smacked a little of "me-too-ism", too ... the GNU  
> > > folks felt Linux wasn't GNU-ish enough, so they had to go write their  
> > > own kernel.
> > 
> >  The GNU Hurd has existed long before Linux existed.  Hurd has been in
> >  development for many years.  (Hurd is technology of the future.
> aka. "Vapourware"?

well, no, because it does exist. It is unfortunately developing very
slowly and has run into real problems with parts of its structure
(namely the mach microkernel) being ultimately unsuitable for
implementing some of the stuff the want to do. IIUC.


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