It's all based on their new language go.

On 9/20/16, Marshall Conover <> wrote:
>>  Ken and rob are currently working at google trying to
> make sure it stays so - the idea being that if the stupid people that
> control the real OS can't be made to learn at least they'll make
> themselves an abstract environment that can hide the past and all the
> pain, to then work on interesting, more challenging ideas on the
> higher level (in the web) without distractions.
> So, to make sure I understand correctly, the idea is to leave the actual OS
> behind, and have all future development done entirely in the web, with the
> browser as an application platform/web services being the OS, and finding a
> way to make web services more composable? And this is being actively worked
> on by Rob and Ken? I'm tempted to somehow work in the 9front release title
> "Why not as a JS library?"
> Is there any more information on this? I'd be interested in seeing what a
> design like that would be like, and what challenges they're trying to
> address. The browser as a platform and the technologies around it seem like
> such a kludge after 20-some years of incremental, meandering progress, I'd
> think there might be a lot of difficulty trying to base a simple, solid
> system on them. Then again, I'm not a web dev, so I could be
> misunderstanding what goes on in that domain entirely.
> Thanks again!
> mars

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