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    SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Re: Virtual Machines, JVM in kernel
    In message <>, David Wragg writes:
    | The problem is that kernels tend to be programmed in nice to-the-metal
    | languages like C, in which one can write perfectly type correct
    | programs that do nasty stuff, for example writing to deallocated

    That was precisely my point: you can have a "proof" which claims "there are
    no buffer overruns in this code", but you can't verify that proof when
    working in C.

    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
    system administrator [WAY too many hats]
    electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
    carnegie mellon university

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