Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th Oct 2007 23:02 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes "MonaOS is a free operating system. It's new, small, simple, open source and well structured. So, MonaOS may be suitable for education of operating system and program at school." It's a microkernel-based operating system, MIT-licensed, and available for IA-32.
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RE[3]: first post ?
by meianoite on Sun 7th Oct 2007 16:22 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: first post ?"
meianoite
Member since:
2006-04-05

Um, I have never heard of a blonde being referred to as a "mona" in Spanish. Might be rather insulting since mona is actually a female monkey.


Try Brazilian Portuguese then... Here "mona" is how transsexuals* and transvestites* refer to each other and are referred to.


(* Not that I find any kind of sexual preference demeaning at all, but trust me, calling someone "mona", even among transsexuals and transvestites, has a demeaning connotation...)


Anyway, it's "Mona" from "Monad", the mathematical construct found in group theory, and in the particular case of this OS, "Monad" the adaptation of this construct to allow sane representation of side-effects on functional programming languages.


(Be thankful it's not 'echo MonadOS | sed s/M/G/' ...)



Edit: correct usage of prepositions in English language still mystify me.

Edited 2007-10-07 16:25

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RE[4]: first post ?
by sbergman27 on Sun 7th Oct 2007 20:01 in reply to "RE[3]: first post ?"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

"""

Here "mona" is how transsexuals* and transvestites* refer to each other and are referred to.

"""

Do you think that might be related to that analysis of the Mona Lisa back in the 80's which concluded that the Mona Lisa was likely a self-portrait. Hence the enigmatic smile?

I've always been rather partial to that view.

Edited 2007-10-07 20:01

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RE[5]: first post ?
by meianoite on Sun 7th Oct 2007 20:17 in reply to "RE[3]: first post ?"
meianoite Member since:
2006-04-05

Do you think that might be related to that analysis of the Mona Lisa back in the 80's which concluded that the Mona Lisa was likely a self-portrait. Hence the enigmatic smile?
I've always been rather partial to that view.


As a dyed in the wool heterosexual, I believe I'm not really qualified to make an appreciation on this subject.

:D

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RE[6]: first post ?
by sbergman27 on Sun 7th Oct 2007 20:56 in reply to "RE[5]: first post ?"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

"""
As a dyed in the wool heterosexual, I believe I'm not really qualified to make an appreciation on this subject.
"""

While I happen to be gay, I don't happen to be transvestite or transexual. Sexual orientation, gender orientation, and taste in clothing are all pretty much orthogonal to one another.

Your opinion is as good as mine. ;-)

But I think that the real focus here should be upon understanding the mind of an artist. Good luck to us all on that point. ;-)

Edited 2007-10-07 20:57

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RE[4]: first post ?
by eosp on Sun 7th Oct 2007 21:04 in reply to "RE[3]: first post ?"
eosp Member since:
2005-07-07

Actually, it would be sed -e s/M/G .

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RE[5]: first post ?
by meianoite on Sun 7th Oct 2007 21:31 in reply to "RE[4]: first post ?"
meianoite Member since:
2006-04-05

Actually, it would be sed -e s/M/G .


Hm??

Let's try with (*ahem*) MoneOS.

$ uname -a
FreeBSD ***** 6.2-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p4 #0: Thu Apr 26 17:40:53 UTC 2007 root@i386-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
$ echo MoneOS | sed s/M/G/
GoneOS

$ uname -a
OpenBSD ***** 4.1 ****#0 amd64
$ echo MoneOS | sed s/M/G/
GoneOS

$ uname -a
Linux ***** 2.4.34.4 #3 Tue May 22 16:32:09 BRT 2007 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
$ echo MoneOS | sed s/M/G/
GoneOS

$ uname -a
Linux ***** 2.6.8-24.10-smp #1 SMP Wed Dec 22 11:54:27 UTC 2004 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
$ echo MoneOS | sed s/M/G/
GoneOS


I disabled remote SSH access to the HP-UX, Digital Unix and Solaris machines during the weekends, but I can try it tomorrow and report the results if you're still not convinced...


Edit: yay, disclosed one of the machine hostnames by accident.

Edited 2007-10-07 21:32

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