Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 13th Jan 2007 00:08 UTC, submitted by sogabe
BeOS & Derivatives As announced on the Haiku website and reported by IsComputerOn.com, Eric Petit has announced the development of a VMWare graphics driver for Haiku. Based on Be's driver sample code and code inspired by the X.org driver, Eric's driver so far implements RECT_BLIT and cursor functions (the latter are disabled as they are still buggy). The driver is already working as can be confirmed from this screenshot. On his initial post to the Haiku mailing list, Eric is asking for feedback, and has made the sources available in this tarball for those brave souls who would like to test the drivers.
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RE[3]: Syllable advantage
by Vanders on Sun 14th Jan 2007 11:31 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Syllable advantage"
Vanders
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Yes, briefly. Syllable isn't trying to re-create BeOS and OpenTracker obviously depends on a lot of BeOS functionality, so we would have either had to ensure Syllable provided that functionality in the same way BeOS did or re-write large parts of OpenTracker to fit Syllable. Neither of which were really worth it.

Our Desktop & Dock are adequate for what is an Alpha version. They'll be improved before Syllable 1.0

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