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Alan Kay's current project is to implement a full operating system from bare metal to userland GUI in 20,000 LoC, using as many meta-languages as necessary to get there in a pedagogically cogent way: http://vpri.org/html/work/ifnct.htm

For instance, their TCP implementation is under 200 lines, implemented as a parser-expression-grammar for the ASCII-art diagrams from the RFCs: http://www.moserware.com/2008/04/towards-moores-law-software...

He's nothing if not ambitious.

Is there code I can download for this project?

I'm about to pay $1,300 so I can legally purchase a Genera system. I'd love to look at similar projects.

Right now, I wish I was you...

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