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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 19:35:20 +0100

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 02:14:02PM -0400, Dan Melomedman wrote:
: Kurt B. Kaiser wrote:
: > Yeah, they just posted a network stack + ethernet driver + dhcp client
: > in about 130 lines of code :-)
: Wouldn't it be great to have a lean mean OS written in Forth? Forth is
: just slightly bigger than assembly, but a very time-saving language even
: by comparison with C (both speed/size and productivity)a.

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.

My other computer is your Windows box.

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