[fpc-pascal] Porting linux to pascal, would it be possible ?
M.Santhoff at t-online.de
Fri Dec 5 18:10:41 CET 2008
Am Freitag, den 05.12.2008, 17:40 +0100 schrieb Ingemar Ragnemalm:
> Now everything must have inherited design
> flaws from C just because of what was available in the 80's.
This is one strong argument against porting Lunix to Pascal, isn't it?
Porting means sort of translating old design flaws to another language.
> That is,
> unless the tide changes. It can happen.
It has happened in the past. There has been OS/2 for example, with it's
superior OO design. RIP.
There have been many OSses with new appealing features, BEOS coming to
And there have been some people starting to write an OS in pascal, but
I've never heard of something coming out as ... say at least an alpha
version or some sort of prototype.
UN*X is sexy!
who | grep -i blonde | date; cd ~; unzip; touch; strip; \
finger; mount; gasp; yes; uptime; umount; sleep
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