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 Interview With DragonFly BSD's Matthew Dillon

In a very interesting interview, DragonFly BSD creator Matthew Dillon talks about today's 1.10 release, as well as the project as a whole. Designed to be a "fully cross-machine coherent and transparent cluster OS capable of migrating processes (and thus the work load) on the fly", the next big development effort will be on a highly available clustering filesystem. In an entertaining look into the past, the interviewer found a usenet posting from 1994 in which Dillon said he preferred Linux over BSD, and called BSD "well, stuffy". Dillon laughed and said, "I am rather amused that I made the observation of the stuffiness of the BSD projects way back then. It turned out to be one of my chief complaints about those projects over the years."

 (Submitted by Anonymous Tue Aug 7, 2007 )


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