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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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Yeah, well...
by Sophotect on Fri 25th Aug 2006 00:25 UTC
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...another one bites the dust. Makes me sort of sad to be remembered of this. Though i never owned a "Commie", i used Geoworks Ensemble on top of PTS/DOS, some russian thing also mostly, or wholly coded in ASM. Well, what can i say? It blasted me away speedwise, but was sort of
useless without the applications i had under other OSSes then. Makes me think of what could have been if TRON , ,or something like General Magic had made it. When one thinks further about it, which i advise against, because it tends to make aggressive, one could come to the conclusion we are all running around in ball&chain.

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