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Re: [tlug] Re: Alan Cox's remark at Fosdem

Uva Coder wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 17:17:58 +0900, simon colston <> wrote:
>>Including the Plan9 guys :-)
>>"The fourth release of the Plan 9 operating system from Bell Labs
>>packages a major overhaul of the system at every level. From the
>>underlying file system protocol, 9P, through the kernel, libraries, and
>>applications, almost everything has been modified and, in many cases,
>>redesigned or rewritten."
> Well,much of that had to do with making Plan 9 open source from closed
> source. They had to take out much of the NDA related items and
> recreate them to make it work.

Not according to the release notes.  Most of the design improvements 
appear to be motivated by engineering decisions.

simon colston

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