GNU HURD - altered visions and lost promiseJul 01, 2010, 01:34 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Hillesley)
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]
"The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary – a set of daemons on top of a microkernel that was intended to surpass the performance of the monolithic kernels of traditional Unix systems and in doing so, give greater security, freedom and flexibility to the users – but it has yet to come down to earth.
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