[e-lang] Fwd: Re: Fwd: When will we see a solid capability OS?

Mark Miller erights at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 03:05:51 EST 2008


>Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 18:59:47 -0800
>To: e-lang at mail.eros-os.org
>From: Charles Landau <clandau at macslab.com>
>Subject: Re: Fwd: [e-lang] When will we see a solid capability OS?
>
>>From: Raoul Duke <raould at gmail.com>
>>Date: Jan 18, 2008 5:20 PM
>>Subject: [e-lang] When will we see a solid capability OS?
>>To: Discussion of E and other capability languages <e-lang at mail.eros-os.org>
>>
>>
>>Any gazing into crystal balls to predict when we might see a
>>"commercial quality" (whatever that means, take it with a grain of
>>salt) ready-to-run, well-supported, etc. capability-based OS?
>
>If by "commercial quality" you mean something that could replace
>Windows, the answer is never.
>
>CapROS aims to be a commercial quality OS for "embedded" systems,
>not desktops. The plan is for it to run an interesting demo by May
>2009. It's possible you could see a usable system some time after
>that, but no promises.




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