Linked by Kroc on Thu 24th Aug 2006 20:26 UTC
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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RE: excellent...
by Anonymous Coward on Thu 24th Aug 2006 21:07 UTC in reply to "excellent..."
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How right you are. AOL for DOS 1.0 - 1.5 used GEOS as it's interface.

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