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by Boomshiki on Wed 22nd Sep 2010 21:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Outdated article"
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And the Longhorn kernel was supposed to be a complete rewrite, but they dropped everything and went back to improving NT.

It was supposed to be a rewrite by rumor only. Microsoft's statement on the issue was something along the lines of "we always planned to work off of Vista's kernel, why would we abandon it after so much hard work?"

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