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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Kent Applicative Operating System
      (KAOS) A functional operating system
     concept using dynamic process creation and inter-process
     communication.  KAOS was described in 1989 by Dr. John Cupitt
     in his PhD thesis at the University of Kent.  It was based on
     earlier work by Will R. Stoye.
     KAOS allowed dynamic creation of "functional processes" -
     functions that transform an input stream to an output
     stream.  Process scheduling is based on evaluation on demand.
     Inter-process communication is by message passing based on
     Stoye's sorting office concept.

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