Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jun 2012 16:58 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes So, I've been sitting on this one for a few days now, since I decided to let the sensationalist headlines pass by before I took a stab at it. Developer Christina B. has started - and released code for - an amazingly intriguing project: implementing Darwin/BSD on top of the Linux kernel. Just to make this absolutely clear: it's not her intention to allow iOS applications to run on this new, hybrid system. Let me reiterate: it's not her intention to allow iOS applications to run on this new, hybrid system. This, however, does not make this project any less interesting.
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What for?
by jessesmith on Mon 11th Jun 2012 20:19 UTC
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The article mentions (repeated) what the project isn't designed to do, but I was curious as to what the goal of the project was. I mean, why create a software stack compatible with iPhone 1.0? The project page has this to say:

"This is a very weird project. You may ask, why am I doing this? The answer is: no f*cking idea ;) "

I think coding for coding's sake is awesome. That's great. But I guess I'm surprised someone went to all this trouble without a goal in mind.

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