[self-interest] Dan Ingalls quote

Reinout Heeck reinz at desk.org
Tue Feb 3 10:37:40 UTC 2004

On Tuesday 03 February 2004 03:30, Steve Dekorte wrote:
> Sorry for a bit off topic question, but I figured someone here would
> know - what was the Dan Ingalls' quote about operating systems?
> Something like "they should do what programming languages can't, that
> is ... nothing."

>From the c2 wiki,

An operating system is a collection of things that don't fit into a language. 
There shouldn't be one. --DanIngalls


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