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Hurd Traffic #52 For 14�Jun�2000

By Zack Brown

Do you pine for the nice days of minix-1.1, when men were men and wrote their own device drivers?
Are you without a nice project and just dying to cut your teeth on an OS you can try to modify for your needs?
Are you finding it frustrating when everything works on minix? No more all-nighters to get a nifty program working?
Then this post might be just for you :-)

-- Linus Torvalds, 1991

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Mailing List Stats For This Week

We looked at 9 posts in 26K.

There were 7 different contributors. 2 posted more than once. 3 posted last week too.

The top posters of the week were:

1. Hurd Docs; Sourceforge

29�May�2000�-�7�Jun�2000 (5 posts) Archive Link: "Re: URLs for new developers 20000522"

Topics: Documentation

People: Mark Seaborn,�Jim Franklin,�Marcus Brinkmann

Jim Franklin had asked for links to Hurd docs, and Mark Seaborn replied, "You might find <http://members.xoom.com/mseaborn/comp/wishlist.html> worth adding to your list -- I've listed various ideas I've had for programs, including filesystem-related ideas, which are partly related to the Hurd. Maybe they'll inspire people to implement them for the Hurd." Jim replied, "I was thinking of starting a section on seed concepts to help stretch the imagination. I am planning on making future changes to URLs available at http://hurddocs.sourceforge.net/howto/development.html." Jim also asked who was maintaining the sourceforge page, and Marcus Brinkmann replied, "Brent" [Fulgham] "and me are registered admins there, and are happy to add hurd enthusiast who want to help maintaning the page. Adding patches to it is a very good idea."

2. Hurd Conference In July

6�Jun�2000 (1 post) Archive Link: "[Debian Conf.] Richard Stallman conference about HURD"

People: Thierry Laronde,�Richard Stallman

Thierry Laronde said:

Richard Stallman will give a conference about the HURD on Thursday, the 6th of July. So Thursday will be a HURD day.

We are going to discuss in details the planning of the conference on debian@lsm.abul.org.

Sharon And Joy

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