[rescue] Divide and conquer

nick at snowman.net nick at snowman.net
Wed Jul 23 19:22:17 CDT 2003

Erm, aside from the "minor" security "quirks", yep.  (IIRC the first step
in makeing NT level C is rip out the posix stuff)

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Sandwich Maker wrote:

> "From: Frank Van Damme <frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be>
> "
> "On Wednesday 23 July 2003 21:48, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> "> it's interesting in this light to note that they bought a company a
> "> few years ago, to kill their superior approach to posix compliance for
> "> nt - and now that company's product, now a -microsoft- product, is the
> "> core of their own posix compliance pkg, finally replacing m$'s own
> "> with the latest release.
> "
> "I thought posix compatibility in Windows was a "joke".
> it was/is, but the co in q was interix, and their approach bypassed
> win32 and went straight to the nt microkernel.  in fact, you don't
> even need to run win32, in which case the os does a pretty fair unix
> imitation, including more stability than nt is usually known for.
> so technically, they achieve compatibility -outside- windows.
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