Xah Lee's Unixism

Rupert Pigott roo at try-removing-this.darkboong.demon.co.uk
Fri Sep 3 10:19:02 CEST 2004


Patrick Scheible wrote:

[SNIP]

> Yes.  NeXTStep didn't have a microkernel.  The Mach kernel didn't get
> changed to a microkernel design until after NeXTStep split off from
> it.

Hmmm, you had better tell these folks they are wrong for starters :

http://www.macos.utah.edu/Documentation/MacOSXClasses/macosxone/unix.html

Do a google for NextStep and Microkernel, it appears to be a very
common understanding/myth...

Cheers,
Rupert




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