'MinWin' Promises Less Complexity
OK, here's an important new technology concept to think about. Microsoft Distinguished
Engineer Eric Traut gave a presentation last week at the University of Illinois
where he said Microsoft is working on "MinWin," a much tighter kernel
to provide the foundation for all future Windows OS releases, client and server.
It's currently 25MB and Traut wants to make it smaller. I'm not going to get
my hopes up, especially after all the cool technology plans Microsoft had for
Windows Longhorn/Vista that were eventually dropped or delayed. But this does
Keith Ward has a lot more detail on "MinWin" here.
Posted by Scott Bekker on October 23, 2007 at 11:57 AM