[seL4] FYI: microkernel.info community site

Alexander Senier alexander.senier at ...250...
Fri Mar 11 16:03:30 CET 2016

Hi Gernot,

when analyzing the statement carefully, you'll find that it's indeed
true. The seL4 source was *open-sourced* in July 2014 whereas the Muen
source was released in August 2013.

But of cause you're right, we're not talking about the same properties here.


On 03/10/2016 10:33 PM, Gernot Heiser wrote:
> Interesting statement on the Muen kernel section: "The world’s first Open Source microkernel that has been formally proven to contain no runtime errors at the source code level. “
> We proved full functional correctness (which is a superset of absence of runtime errors) for seL4 in 2009. I must be missing something.

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