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Coyotos.org: Debunking Linus’s Latest

“Well, it appears to be 1992 all over again. Andy Tannenbaum is
once again advocating microkernels, and Linus Torvalds is once
again saying what an ignorant fool Andy is. It probably won’t
surprise you much that I got a bunch of emails asking for my
thoughts on the exchange. I should probably keep my mouth shut, but
here they are. Linus, as usual, is strong on opinons and short on
facts.

“For those of you who are coming to this late, Andy’s article
Can We Make Operating Systems Reliable and Secure? appeared in the
May 2006 IEEE Computer. Linus’s response appeared online (in
email). The web-based version of this note provides links to
both…”

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