Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 16:06 UTC, submitted by fireball
ReactOS The ReactOS project aims to be an open source Windows NT-compatible operating system which can run Windows applications and utilise Windows drivers. Obviously, this is quite a daunting task, and as such, progress has been relatively slow. As a result, project coordinator and kernel developer Aleksey Bragin has proposed a rather drastic solution.
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Thanks for the clarification, there, I was confused too.

If I can ask a second, stupid question: what parts of the Win32 API run are kernel-mode? I thought the NT kernel/Win32 architecture design featured a small kernel, with layers built on top of it (in user mode) to generate the system interface that user applications see; basically, I thought that, by design, the Win32 interface was implemented in libraries and didn't penetrate down into the NT kernel itself?

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