Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Nov 2007 21:36 UTC, submitted by Coldfirex
SkyOS SkyOS build 6814 has been released. Among its new features are streaming support, system-wide spell checking, the Mozilla embedded Gecko engine (which is used to create a few applications like a Wikipedia reader), an updated Viewer (file manager), a new theme engine, and more.
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It's actually more like alpha, really.

Usually the definition of "Beta" refers to a product that is feature complete, but buggy, or has known issues.

Since new features are being added to SkyOS at every release, it's certainly not Beta in the normal sense. This is why it's not out of "beta" yet.

Besides, Wine was in alpha for like 12 years before they released the first beta... go figure.

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