Fri, 16 Oct 1998 13:50:46 -0700
>Date: Fri, 16 Oct 1998 12:52:36 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Ray Dillinger <email@example.com>
>Subject: OS design...
>I've been reading about the exokernel. It does seem like a good
>idea, generally speaking. But while I was reading it, I had a
>I like the "modular" approach and I think it could be extended
>very effectively to runtime as well as buildtime, and cover
>*EVERY* subsystem of the kernel except managing processes,
>memory, and sockets.
If you substitute the term "message passing" for "sockets", you have
what's usually refered to as "microkernels".