Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 28th Jul 2005 06:13 UTC, submitted by Kelly McNeill
Zeta Ever since Be, Inc. was dissolved and its BeOS technology was turned over to the Palm OS charnel house in '01, Be fans have been eagerly awaiting a successor to their favorite operating system, with very few rays of hope since. Earlier this month, however, yellowTAB released their BeOS descendent Zeta. Have Be fans finally found their savior, or is this just another failed attempt at reviving the dead? Read on this review will help you decide exactly that.
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Not the best review...
by Tuishimi on Fri 29th Jul 2005 01:04 UTC
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...but it does make one or two valid points, hardware support IS an issue, but how can it not be with an OS that has not been updated in many years and drivers dependent on OS enthusiasts/programmers.

On the other hand, I am getting tired of the comments about BFS and attribute querying. BFS competes well against Google desktop, spotlight and the upcoming Vista + updates. It is a very quick and powerful tool and I think the people who berate it simply don't understand its power or have not used it. I have, others have, programmatically and it is very useful. If someone had the time, a Google desktop-like product could easily be written for BeOS in native code, using attributes or even simply augmenting the current attribute system with the giant indexed file (or db) method.

So there.

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