Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Sep 2010 21:15 UTC, submitted by Gregory Plummer
GNU, GPL, Open Source "So what is the state of the Hurd? Is it vaporware, like Duke Nukem Forever? Fortunately not: the code exists, there is still work going on (for instance as part of Google Summer of Code), and there are even some relatively functional Hurd distributions. Let's look first at the code and the current architecture, and then at the Hurd distributions."
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by BluenoseJake on Wed 22nd Sep 2010 02:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Outdated article"
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It was never supposed to be a complete rewrite. Google 3 pillars of Longhorn.

Also, NextStep was on version 3.3, released in 1995 when Apple bought them. It was first realeased in 89, and Apple bought them in 99. NextStep also ran on mach and BSD. Mach predates even Nextstep, it was written at Carnegie Mellon, and that project went from 1985 to 1994. BSD is based on the original Berkley Software Distribution, which was written at uh..Berkley, and was first released in 1977.

Doesn't sound like quickly, or a small team to me. All this information can be found through google.

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