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Microsoft backed Barrelfish OS goes Open Source

Oct 02, 2009, 15:32 (6 Talkback[s])
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"No it's not Windows (but hey try ReactOS, it's not bad). A Microsoft Research backed operating system called Barrelfish is now available under an open source BSD license.

"Barrelfish is a joint collaboration between Microsoft Research and ETH Zurich, which is a science and technology university. The partners have been working on Barrelfish since October of 2007.

"The code is now being made available as Barrelfish is going to be talked about at an upcoming conference and the researchers wanted other researchers to be able to see and experience what Barrelfish is all about."

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