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Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2012 23:25:55 +0800
From: orc <>
Subject: Re: Re: Vision for new platform

On Sat, 9 Jun 2012 07:44:26 -0700
Isaac Dunham <> wrote:

> gentoo is working to support mdev because of that.

I've seen gentoo folks just saying "It will be mainstream, so we will
not resist". Things got changed?

> I presume plain sockets will work for IPC, though? Or am I
> underestimating the requirements?

I think, yes. Here is a list of already existing unix IPC mechanisms:

> QCC is tcc + qcg; Rob says he's gotten all the license crap taken care
> of but needs time to get it started.
The project is on hold, yes. He said that he will start it after toybox
> So implementations following these principles do have a chance of
> going somewhere, though maybe not taking over mainline desktops.

Having a little chance to change the situation completely is not the
same as 'just start Yet Another (useless) Distribution of my name'.
This (I believe) will be standalone platform if it will happen. Not a
Linux distribution. But a project aimed to rip out that all old,
bloated and buggy crap we have today.

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