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From: Bakul Shah <bakul@iitbombay.org>
To: Clem Cole <clemc@ccc.com>
Cc: TUHS main list <tuhs@minnie.tuhs.org>, Eugene Miya <eugene@soe.ucsc.edu>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] A New History of Modern Computing - my thoughts
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 17:36:26 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6F21364B-0B1E-407D-A3D4-74479CA9CC60@iitbombay.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC20D2P0PPeJMvg9LHERw-kxPFWr_4QTPHCJg1_wTyz=-0-tdw@mail.gmail.com>

On Nov 28, 2021, at 4:19 PM, Clem Cole <clemc@ccc.com> wrote:
> 
> My hope is that something will appear that is "good enough" and
> '"simple enough" to get people excited again

My hope is for "Unix as a service". Just another service for
programs that need a Unix API. I think KeyNIX (Unix on top of
KeyKOS) had the right idea but the problem was and is that
typically hardware is not optimized for IPC & fast context
switching. That may change when we can put zillions of core
on a chip but can't speed up individual cores. UAAS may even
facilitate a move to a sea-of-cores architecture!


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-11-29  1:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-28 20:26 Jon Steinhart
2021-11-28 21:07 ` Rob Pike
2021-11-28 21:15   ` Jon Steinhart
2021-11-28 21:31     ` Ken Thompson
2021-11-28 21:47       ` Jon Steinhart
2021-11-28 22:17         ` Rob Pike
2021-11-29  0:19           ` Clem Cole
2021-11-29  1:12             ` Larry McVoy
2021-11-29  2:23               ` Bakul Shah
2021-11-30 19:27                 ` Ralph Corderoy
2021-12-01  8:46                   ` Rich Morin
2021-12-01 12:28                     ` Al Kossow
2021-11-30  3:18               ` Larry McVoy
2021-11-29  1:18             ` George Michaelson
2021-11-29  1:36             ` Bakul Shah [this message]
2021-11-29  1:47       ` Bakul Shah
2021-11-29  7:46         ` arnold
2021-11-29  7:52           ` arnold
2021-11-29 14:44             ` Larry McVoy
2021-11-29 12:11         ` Michael Kjörling
2021-11-28 21:23   ` Thomas Paulsen
2021-11-28 21:39     ` Steve Nickolas
2021-11-28 22:41       ` Ron Natalie
2021-11-28 21:40   ` Larry McVoy
2021-11-29 15:37 ` Phil Budne
2021-11-28 23:12 Noel Chiappa
2021-11-28 23:35 ` Adam Thornton
2021-11-29  1:53   ` John Cowan
2021-11-29 13:48   ` Dan Halbert

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