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Google's Fuchsia OS Flutters into view: We're just trying out some new concepts, claims exec

Frederic Bloggs
Holmes

Amoeba

Sounds to me much more like the AMOEBA (pdf) operating system which, I believe, introduced capabilities as an addressing/security addressing method to operating systems. It also spawned the FLIP (pdf) protocol as way of communicating efficiently between capability based entities on a network.

Andrew S Tanenbaum has a lot to answer for. Probably in a good way.

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