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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2010-11-25 11:55:21 +0100
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2010-11-25 11:55:21 +0100
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Talk about advantages, challenges, how many developers, why so few developers.
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+The GNU Hurd has a lot of [[advantages]], but there are challenges, too.
+
+Even though they're quite popular in the simpler embedded space, there is no
+successful true multi-server [[microkernel]] system for general-purpose desktop
+use yet. This is still an ongoing research effort. (TODO: add references.)
+
+Likewise, resource scheduling in distributed operating system kernels is a
+research topic. For example, read more about it on the relevant [[Open Issues
+page|open_issues/multiprocessing]].
+
+TODO: more to come. [[!tag open_issue_documentation]]