From: Smelly Pooh (plop at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Thu 02 May 2002 - 14:59:09 IST
In reply to kevin lyda's flatulent wordings,
Please accept my most profuse apologies for not having replied to this
sooner Kevin, I feel like quite the bastard
> editting /etc and running chsh does not a computer science course make.
> cs tasks i remember doing with relation to os's:
> scheduler - different alogorithms and how to measure them.
> file systems - write an fs.
Yes, I did that in my OS course too, and I agree that they should be in
an OS course
> and we played with graphics in x, but i'd guess a ui glass would rock
> with x. you have a blank slate if you avoid widget kits. you could
> try out pie menus, various window management techniques. you can do
> all this from scratch or use a variety of free software projects that
> could be used as a base.
Yes, I did that in my spare time too, and I agree that it should be done
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