Nobel Peace Prize to Linus Torvalds: A Northwest Nobel option?
robert-5LEc/6Zm6xCUd8a0hrldnti2O/JbrIOy at public.gmane.org
Wed Nov 25 02:22:22 UTC 2009
On Tue, 24 Nov 2009, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> Funny how the academic circles were so into microkernels at that time
> (I haven't paid attension to what they favour now). Microkernels haven't
> ever worked in real life as far as I can tell, only ever in theory.
Actually they worked but they just worked very slowly. A lot of work has
been done since then and the performance of modern microkernels have
improved a lot. My position is that increased system complexity will
drive us to use microkernels eventually despite performance problems.
 Or maybe Exokernels. Either way this will be a slow process.
I tried to change the world but they had a no-return policy
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