What the heck is pure Unix? Why is being microkernel-based a
Remember, "pure" Unix ran in 64K, with no virtual memory (just swapping),
and certainly no networking stuffed into the kernel. It has in fact been
argued that Unix *was* the original microkernel (e.g. with traditional OS
functionality, such as the shell, moved out to user space).
PS. Tim, was your message BCC'd to FoRK? I received two copies and it looked
like a public message...
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