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SubjectRe: Advanced Linux Kernel/Enterprise Linux Kernel
On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Michael Rothwell wrote:
>
> > One historically significant "Enterprise" OS is Multics. It had nine
> > major goals. Perhaps we should think about how Linux measures up to
> > these 1965 goals for "Enterprise Computing."
> >
> 2
> Multics??? No way. It was abandoned as unusable and part of the
> kernel code, basically the boot loader, was modified to become
> part of Unix.
>
> You have way too many persons on this list who know the history of
> Unix to try this BS.

Perhaps this is a call for forking off linux into other project, It is not
unreasonable, if goals of one do not match with the other. =)
However the guy said that goals are applicable to linux, he did not say
rewrite linux to be multics...
Pavel.

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