Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 20:01 UTC
Google Google has just unveiled its Chrome OS operating system during a press event at the company's headquarters, and it's pretty much exactly what we expected it to be: a streamlined Linux kernel booting straight into the Chrome web browser. The code is available starting today.
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RE: user-space web server?
by muda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 21:25 UTC in reply to "user-space web server?"
muda
Member since:
2008-12-23

Add a user-space web server, a user-space database engine, and voilĂ , you can have local applications and local data. I would also like a user-space IMAP server for local mail storage.


Gears, Google Gears... http://gears.google.com/
One only must wonder why Chrome (the browser) isn't supported. Maybe the gears for Chrome are OS-only thing?

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RE[2]: user-space web server?
by vivainio on Thu 19th Nov 2009 21:30 in reply to "RE: user-space web server?"
vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

Gears, Google Gears... http://gears.google.com/
One only must wonder why Chrome (the browser) isn't supported. Maybe the gears for Chrome are OS-only thing?


Chromium ships with Gears out of the box.

Local sql database is an html5 thing (possibly even more revolutionary than video tag?).

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RE[2]: user-space web server?
by Delgarde on Thu 19th Nov 2009 21:32 in reply to "RE: user-space web server?"
Delgarde Member since:
2008-08-19

Gears, Google Gears... http://gears.google.com/
One only must wonder why Chrome (the browser) isn't supported.


I may be wrong, but I believe the reason is that Gears is already built into Chrome - it doesn't require a separate download.

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