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Re: New brainfart for threaded VFS and data passing between threads.

From: Jonathon McKitrick <jcm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 20:00:40 +0100

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 02:48:43PM -0400, Dan Melomedman wrote:
: Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
: > I find it intriguing and fascinating that a tiny bootloader written in Forth
: > can read enough of a drive filesystem to find the kernel and module files.
: > That's pretty amazing, given how complex the ATA driver is.
: Well, it's the small language, methodology, and genius. Chuck Moore's OKAD,
: a complete VLSI design system is 16 kB in size. Heck, ColorForth itself
: took decades of experience to design.

Call me naive, but wouldn't it be easier to write device drivers in Forth?
Or is it difficult to interface with C and OS level code?

My other computer is your Windows box.

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