The LispOS Project: a position paper, part 1

David Halls
Mon, 26 May 1997 10:41:07 +0100

Dave Mason writes:
> Well, I can tell you the general region within which the killer app
> will fall: an operating system that allows secure access to its guts
> so that you can get almost the full performance out of the hardware -
> which is going to be necessary to get flexible multimedia and speech
> out of reasonably priced hardware within the next 5 years.
> This is not a new idea.  We should be looking at:
>   Henry Massalin's work on the Synthesis Kernel,
>   Gregor Kiczales work on MOPs
>   QNX's Photon display system

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