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OSNews, Generic OSes GEOS managed to offer nearly all the functionality of the original Mac in a 1 MHz computer with 64 Kilobytes of RAM. It wasn't an OS written to run on a generic x86 chip on a moving hardware platform. It was written using immense knowledge of the hardware and the tricks one could use to maximise speed. Note: After a small break, here is another one of the articles for the Alternative OS contest.
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Bravo...
by jchildrose on Thu 24th Aug 2006 21:01 UTC
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2005-07-06

...Excellent article!

I was a huge fan of GEOS back in the day, and ran it on my Commodore 128, and I later ran Geoworks Ensemble on my PC. GEOS in all it's incarnations was truly an amazing OS, and way ahead of it's time in many repsects. It truly is a shame that it's achievements have been overlooked and left behind in the past.

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