PCWorld is reporting
that funding for Minix research has been extended for five more years through a grant from the European Research Council. "The €2.5 million (US$3.3 million) grant will fund three researchers and two programmers, said Andrew S. Tanenbaum, a computer science professor at Vrije Universiteit in the Netherlands.
Tanenbaum developed Minix, an operating system based somewhat on Unix that has a small code base and implements strong security controls.
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