Xah Lee's Unixism

jmfbahciv at aol.com jmfbahciv at aol.com
Fri Sep 3 12:51:21 CEST 2004


In article <41376DCA.B833324A at yahoo.com>,
   CBFalconer <cbfalconer at yahoo.com> wrote:
>John Thingstad wrote:
>> 
>.... snip ...
>> 
>> These peaple had more than a 100 years of experience in
>> developing muliuser / mutitasking operating systems between
>> them. The fact that the NT kernel is not entirely stable yet
>> really shouldn't supprise anyone. Afterall Unix has messed
>> with it's kernel for 30 years. But the modular arcitecture
>> and the microkernel are new ideas in OS design and should in
>> time lead to a more extensible OS than unix.
>
>The original NT (3.0) was well designed, but slow on the hardware
>of the time.  Then MS got to work increasing module connectivity
>and reducing reliability. 

V3?  I thought V4 was their last good one before they started to
put apps into execmode. 


<snip>

/BAH

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