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Re: just curious

From: Hiten Pandya <hmp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 12:37:13 -0700

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 11:57:19AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :Hi Matt,
> :
> :
> :I Hope the project works out. It's ambitious but it
> :sounds promising!
> :
> :Do you plan to work toward something like a
> :microkernel-ish system? Some statements on the site
> :seem to implicate this.
> :
> :E.
>     Well, the traditional definition of a microkernel has a lot of negative
>     connotations, which I blame on Mach.  DragonFly is definitely not going
>     to be a traditional microkernel but it will retain many of the better
>     qualities of a microkernel design.
>     For example, DragonFly will use messaging heavily but the messaging will
>     be a light-weight design that is, by itself, incapable of transiting a


	Are you looking into backporting the Zero-Copy Sockets code
	available in FreeBSD-5.x into DragonFly, or do you have any
	interest in it?

		-- Hiten (hmp@xxxxxxxxxxx)

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