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Re: yet more VAPOURW~1 from Microsoft ..

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____/ Doug Mentohl on Wednesday 11 March 2009 15:46 : \____

> 'Microsoft's next web browser will be based on a promising Microsoft
> Research project dubbed "Gazelle" .. It relies on a "browser kernel",
> 5000 lines of C# code, that exposes the underlying system to webpages
> using a set of system calls ...'
> http://tinyurl.com/dfnhnn
> 'The implementation and evaluation of our IE-based prototype shows
> promise of a practical multiprincipal OS-based browser in the real world'
> http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/79655/gazelle.pdf
> I'm always suspicious when people have to make up their own technical
> terms. Never heard of multiprincipal before and I do try and keep up.
> Instead of putting a kernel in the browser how about making the Windows
> kernel secure, oh .. wait .. they can't seem to manage that.

How many years has it been that Microsoft promised WinFS? It couldn't even
implement something so simple (Linux has it).

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