Avios

Telnet chat server (Talker)
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AVIOS stands for A VIrtual Operating System, that is it loads and runs multiple processes written in the AviosPL language which can interact with each other and the outside world just as in a real OS.

The main reason for Avios existing is not simply to have a virtual OS, as by itself this concept isn’t that usefull. Its raison d’etre is that it provides a way for people with no C experience to set up an internet server (or even mulitple ones) and then only having to code in AviosPL which is a far simpler language than C as well as not having to worry about socket coding details.

This program only runs on Unix systems. As of writing its been tested on

— Neil Robertson, August 1997

See also: NUTS