Linked by Daniel W. Steinbrook on Thu 7th Sep 2006 06:14 UTC
Syllable, AtheOS Syllable 0.6.1 is the latest incarnation of the operating system that "will be a reliable and easy-to-use GPLed operating system for the home and small office user" as their website states. That's quite a noble cause most other alternative operating systems never claim to be able to market to non-technical audience one day. Even getting Syllable up and running is pretty easy: fully-working VMWare images and a LiveCD images are provided for free download. Apparently, Danes are the primary downloader of the Syllable LiveCD, given the primary language in which the LiveCD page is by default.
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RE: Haiku
by jgfenix on Thu 7th Sep 2006 22:15 UTC in reply to "Haiku"
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I donīt know any of them in deep but some differences I can see:
Haiku uses a microkernel with services running on top.
Syllabe uses a modular kernel but the modules run in kernel space.
Iīm not sure but I think Syllabe uses a more modern C++ (or at least they use namespaces) while Haiku has all the classes with the prefix "B", just like Qt uses "Q".
Haiku tries to replicate BEOS in all his aspects.

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