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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My only concerns with SkyOS...
by adamk on Tue 27th Nov 2007 11:04 UTC
adamk
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2005-07-08

Last time I used it, it lacked a whole lot of drivers. It would boot on my machine, but what good is an OS that doesn't support your sound card or network card?

But my biggest concern is what happens to the project when Robert gets bored. He's certainly allowed to license it as he sees fit, but if he ever gets tired of working on the project or, for whatever reason, is unable to continue working on it, there goes any investment users have put into SkyOS. That's the downside to using proprietary software.

Adam

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