GNU License for Hardware
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Mon Oct 18 15:05:06 UTC 1999
Tom Hull scripsit:
> Finally, why should we trivialize the kernel of any OS as an "only
> thing"? If kernels were so easy, one would think that GNU would
> have long ago released one. But in my experience kernels are not
> so easy, which is precisely why I think that anyone who seriously
> intends to build an Operating System has to tackle the kernel
> first. Perhaps some respect is also due to the people who have
> actually managed to build a viable kernel.
The HURD is not meant to be a standard average monolithic Unix kernel.
The Linux kernel is.
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
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