You gotta love Apple for things like this. And hate them for everything else 😜
While I doubt I would personally use this unless it became popular first, I was pleasantly surprised by the nuance of his sentiment. The facility of english for expression of ideas without gendering the participants leaves room for improvement. I appreciate the idea of speaking without specifying gender when gender is irrelevant to the discussion. However, as it can contribute to erasure of genders not preconceived by the audience, I remain on the fence.
"Better Genderless Pronouns in English" by RMS
The research paper linked here is a must read for everyone interested in OS design and implementation.
My first patch (still in RFC/PoC status) for #OpenBSD. "Lightweight mechanism to kick virtio VQs". An equivalent to KVM's ioeventfd.
I'm really enjoying reading #OpenBSD vmm/vmd code, clear and easy to follow.
I also like its privsep model, and I'm starting to wonder if it could be extended to virtio devices.
Implementing an equivalent to KVM's ioeventfd/irqfd should allow using separate processes for servicing each emulated virtio device.
@slp I'm excited about...
- The internet 😉
- Distributed social networks
- Renewable energy
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