Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Nov 2006 19:47 UTC, submitted by 9fan
OSNews, Generic OSes The first international workshop on Plan 9 aims at bringing together researchers and developers working on Plan 9 from Bell Labs and Inferno, or working on related ideas and projects. Workshop topics will include system architecture, system services, file systems and servers, applications, projects for other platforms related to Plan 9, security issues, and others. The workshop will take place on December 4th and 5th at the University Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid in Spain.
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People working on Plan 9
by Ronald Vos on Fri 17th Nov 2006 00:39 UTC
Ronald Vos
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2005-07-06

The workshop aims at bringing together researchers and developers working on Plan 9 from Bell Labs, or working on related ideas and projects.

Honest curiosity: are there many people besides one or two project maintainers of Plan 9, and the ones working at Vita Nuova? I believe Plan 9 has some great technology, but I get the impression almost noone is picking it up; is a sufficient number of people working with it?

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RE: People working on Plan 9
by grfgguvf on Fri 17th Nov 2006 10:53 in reply to "People working on Plan 9"
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2006-09-25

Maybe there are enough people learning on/with it so that it's impact on the new generation of computer scientists will be huge.

I hear LANL has a big Plan 9 cluster, and Tokyo Institute of Technology and Rey Juan Carlos Uni use it as an education system.

I think the technologies are, slowly, being picked up by Linux. Of course as ESR said, the biggest enemy of a new and better system is an old and good enough one.

( http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_books/programming_books/art_of_uni... )

Edited 2006-11-17 10:58

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