Windows 9 may have a new kernel

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    Posted: 05 Jan 2014 ItsFoss (Its FOSS! An Open Source Blog)

    This one's fascinating, the Father of Linux was recently hired on by Microsoft to build a new kernel for Windows (maybe 9) that basically eliminates every problem the current NT kernel has faced (BSODs, malware, STDs, system resource usages sometimes getting hogged, etc.). It's sheer irony, the guy who made an open sourced operating system is working for Microsoft....

    The article is originally an April Fool's joke. Sorry! Have a nice day!

    But that doesn't mean that Windows 9 won't have a new kernel, it could just be NT kernel 6.5 or 6.4 or even 7...
    Coke Robot's Avatar Posted By: Coke Robot
    05 Jan 2014

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    Ironic it is. However it may solve many of MS's security issues (or at least make it better). Either way I'm looking forward to seeing how this develops.

    *hopeful smiley*
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    The article was posted April 1st 2013?
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    I would really like to see the alleged original quote (Bloomberg) Anyone?
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    Posted on April 1st 2013 on a linux fansite. Yeah...good going there.
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    320gblink, post: 10634, member: 182 said:
    The article was posted April 1st 2013?
    . . .figured it had to be something like that. . .
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    Yes, I saw that back then. Was about to grab it when I realized what day it was

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    Yeah, it as posted originally last year, but still bears relevance here. :)

    I don't I think I ever saw this anywhere else on Eight Forums though back in April though...which is interesting as that is a BIG deal.
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    Not sure about a big deal. Big joke though!
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    Oops... :cyclops:
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