Jeremy Andrews writes: "This week, KernelTrap spoke with Neal Walfield of the GNU/Hurd development team. From their project FAQ, "'Hurd', as an acronym, stands for `Hird of Unix-Replacing Daemons'. Hird, in turn, stands for `Herd of Interfaces Representing Depth'.
The Hurd is a radical departure from many UNIX concepts. It is a unique and interesting approach to solving many of the problems found in current operating systems. While it's not yet production grade, it's evolved enough to be quite usable. The full interview is here."
November 12, 2001