Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 21st Aug 2005 14:36 UTC, submitted by AlexZOP
OSNews, Generic OSes "Based on an operating system called GEOS that was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Breadbox Ensemble is a small (a full installation weighs in at under 10 MB) and fast suite of incredibly useful programs. While small, Breadbox Ensemble has a graphical user interface that mimics the look and feel of the Windows desktop." Read more...
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RE: Not that cool
by edwdig on Mon 22nd Aug 2005 15:17 UTC in reply to "Not that cool"
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DOS? Single threaded? 16-bit? Fat 16? NO THANKS! I don't care how good it is for the price. I would sooner install NetBSD or DamnSmall with Black Box at least i get a modern web browser.

Nope, it's not single threaded. EVERYTHING is multithreaded (it actually takes more effort to create a single threaded app in GEOS than a multithreaded one), and the multitasking is fully preemptive. It's a hell of a lot more responsive than anything else you'll find - even OSNews's beloved BeOS.

GEOS uses DOS less than Win9x does.

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