Articles by Zack Brown

linux

Virtualizing the Clock

Dmitry’s idea is that users should be able to set the day and time on theirvirtual systems, without worrying about other systems being given the sameday and time. This is actually useful, beyond the desire to live in the pastor future. Being able to se…

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Internationalizing the Kernel

At a time when many companies are rushing to internationalize their products andservices to appeal to the broadest possible market, the Linux kernel isactively resisting that trend, although it already has taken over thebroadest possible market—the inf…