Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Mar 2007 22:14 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation While browsing some OS/2 news websites, I stumbled upon the usage tutorial included in OS/2 2.1 at GUIdebook (an invaluable website for (G)UI fanatics such as myself). To set the mood: "This tutorial describes how you work with the objects (small pictures) on your screen. Some objects are folders, which contain other objects. Your screen is called your desktop (pictured on the right), which is a folder itself." Have fun, boys and girls, in 1993-style.
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RE: OS/2... wow...
by latte on Mon 12th Mar 2007 03:25 UTC in reply to "OS/2... wow..."
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OS/2 could even come back, if it was open sourced. Imagine an x86 compliant system that could use win32 apis? Merge OS/2 and ReactOS? Cool.
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Mmm... the open-sourcing of OS/2 is unlikely though (given that MS were involved in producing it). They'd never give the go-ahead in a million years...

The best bet for an open-source OS/2 clone is probably
"Voyager" by NetLabs. Still in its early days, but looks promising, and seems to have good "momentum"...

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