Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Nov 2011 11:25 UTC, submitted by moondevil
OSNews, Generic OSes You all know MINIX - a microkernel operating system project led by Andrew Tanenbaum. The French Linux magazine LinuxFr.org has an interview with Andrew Tanenbaum about MINIX' current state and future. There's some interesting stuff in there.
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Wow
by peteo on Mon 21st Nov 2011 12:32 UTC
peteo
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2011-10-05

Wow, Tanenbaum is pretty arrogant actually. Linux not a success because less than 5% of this web site visitors use Linux?

Wow.

Check out the server market, andy.

Edited 2011-11-21 12:32 UTC

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RE: Wow
by bouhko on Mon 21st Nov 2011 12:59 in reply to "Wow"
bouhko Member since:
2010-06-24

And the smartphones =)

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RE: Wow
by Sodki on Mon 21st Nov 2011 14:44 in reply to "Wow"
Sodki Member since:
2005-11-10

Wow, Tanenbaum is pretty arrogant actually.

Actually, Tanenbaum is a really nice guy and very approachable. His talks are very interesting.

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RE: Wow
by mantrik00 on Mon 21st Nov 2011 17:53 in reply to "Wow"
mantrik00 Member since:
2011-07-06

Add to it the Android devices that are nothing but derivatives of Linux.

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RE: Wow
by ebasconp on Mon 21st Nov 2011 19:36 in reply to "Wow"
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2006-05-09

If you set Andrew and Linus Torvalds and all arrogant guys in the world, Linus would win for a lot!!

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RE: Wow
by melkor on Thu 24th Nov 2011 03:51 in reply to "Wow"
melkor Member since:
2006-12-16

You took the words right out of my mouth. He is sounding more and more like a sourpuss to this reader, sour that his baby, or the horse he betted on didn't finish first. wah! I want my bsd! wah! I want my bsd. Time to put the baby to bed.

Dave

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RE: Wow
by Hussein on Sat 26th Nov 2011 01:20 in reply to "Wow"
Hussein Member since:
2008-11-22

That's irrelevant to the end user.

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