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OSNews: Why You Shouldn't Write your Own Kernel Anymore

Sep 02, 2004, 22:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"As a programmer and manager of embedded software products for a living, I think that operating system programming is so much fun that it will eventually be outlawed. I've previously published two articles on OSNews, So, you want to write an operating system and Climbing the kernel mountain, and tried to summarize my experience in designing operating system kernels as well as technical traps that can be easily avoided...

"I meant to write follow-up articles on the subject, but instead was sent by court order to Article Title School for two years. In the meantime, the world, and my perception of things--not just article titles--evolved. While I hope that someone, somewhere, found the advice helpful enough to start writing a kernel, I've realized in the meantime that the fun of doing that from scratch has--for all intents and purposes--actually been outlawed..."

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