Re: Is this going to be true ?

From: Måns Rullgård (
Date: Thu Dec 12 2002 - 05:16:09 EST

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk <> writes:

> > What I can say is what Linux kernel development outperforms
> > M$-Windows development in timeline by many parameters.
> >
> > That what I know for sure.
> >
> > For this moment M$ have only nice and comfy GUI, but I hope it will change
> > very soon.
> You've had to have stood with your head in the sand for a few years
> not to see that Microsoft actually has a good OS as well. Win2k
> _does_ have nice features and runs fast. The main problem with

Find some text about process scheduling in Windows. You'll have a
good laugh.

> comparing unices and Windoze, is the question "What is an operating
> system"? Is the kernel the OS? Are the libraries part of it as well?

IMHO, the operating system is whatever is reached through system
calls, i.e traps. MS seems to define it as whatever they bundle on
the CD.

Måns Rullgård
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