Reply to post: Re: A new OS from Google @Bensons Cycles

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

Peter Gathercole Silver badge

Re: A new OS from Google @Bensons Cycles

There was a "next iteration of what UNIX was supposed to be". It was called Plan 9, and was waaaaay ahead of it's time!

I think AT&T/Lucent/Alcatel either open-sourced it, or put it under a permissive license. There's an x86 build out there somewhere.

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