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by Kasi on Wed 22nd Sep 2010 00:25 UTC in reply to "RE: Outdated article"
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Additionally while MS Research has produced a many different kernels none of them have never been considered for implementation on commercial platforms irrespective of how good/interesting they were.

Even the most recent Singularity project which garnered a fair amount of interest was dismissed as only a test bed for incremental changes to the present kernel.

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