Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 23:09 UTC
SkyOS SkyOS beta 6762 has been released. "SkyOS Beta 6762 is now available to download directly from the Beta Center. This build features the new Viewer, a huge performance increase, 36 additional API Classes, updated libraries, a new font alpha blending method, 280+ fixed bugs including critical boot bug fixes."
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by zizban on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 23:28 UTC
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GPL code is not used in the kernel or libraries. GPL'ed apps are used and the sources are available (Bash, GCC, etc).

SkyOS also uses no BSD code. It does use a heavily modified OpenBFS which has an MIT license.

The appearence was the result of a contest here on OSNews a few years back. Yes, it hasn't aged well, and it will be modified before final release.

Robert prefers to keep SkyOS closed source. His choice.

If you don't like paying to beta test SkyOS, just don't use it. Don't complain.

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