July 21, 2004 .net

A Kinder, Gentler Driver Model for Longhorn

According to legend, half the Windows XP BSODs are 3rd party driver crashes, reducing our trustworthiness” to the user (trust is more than security and privacy). Yesterday, DevSource reported on a new driver model in Longhorn that will isolate the OS from driver crashes and simplify the development platform to reduce crashes in the first place. Amen, brother.

[via Dactylmatrix]