Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Mar 2007 19:42 UTC
Zeta In July 2005, OSNews reviewed the 1.0 version of what was then YellowTAB Zeta. I concluded: "I have a clear-cut impression of what Zeta R1 is: it is by far the best 'distribution' of BeOS currently available. The hardware support is, when compared to r5, significantly better. Stability-wise, Zeta R1 is a huge leap forward when compared to older versions. Some areas still need work; but they are mostly minor things, nothing that will stop you from using this operating system as your full-time, primary system." A lot has changed over the past 15 months; YellowTAB went belly-up, Magnussoft took over the development of Zeta, and to top it off, Zeta went multiuser. Not too long ago, Mangussoft released Zeta 1.5; here is my review.
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Witing For Haiku
by Vibe on Tue 20th Mar 2007 00:22 UTC
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I remain committed to seeing Haiku succeed and become the standard for carrying on where BeOS left off. If Haiku could shape itself into an ARB and their code be viewed as a reference implementation, I'd be pretty happy with that. It would allow proprietary solutions to thrive on the "added value" of Windows, navigate past the elitism of OS X, and nuke the ego fragmentation of Linux. Win-win-win.

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