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SubjectRe: Linux kernel modules development in C++
On Thu, 28 Sep 2000 10:27:47 -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> ** Reply to message from Horst von Brand <> on Thu, 28 Sep
> 2000 10:22:50 -0400
>> Just remember what another, quite famous, teacher told Linus about failing
>> him for the monolithic design of Linux if he took his OS class. Then look
>> around and search for the ukernel OSes he predicted would be ubiquitous
>> very soon afterwards...
> Getting way off-topic here, does anyone know what happened to this Professor?
> Is he still teaching? Has anyone ever interviewed him on Linux?

Yes, he is still with the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Have a look at
his homepage at .

I met him a couple of years ago at a symposium about the Distributed ASCI
Supercomputer (DAS, see ). At
that time, the DAS ran BSDI, but later on they switched to Linux. I guess
that he isn't that negative about Linux anymore.


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2783635 Fax: +31-15-2781843 Email:

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