Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Feb 2008 07:18 UTC, submitted by umccullough
BeOS & Derivatives With many recent stability fixes and other improvements by Michael Lotz (mmlr) as well as others - he was able to finally nail down a couple last minor tweaks that allowed him to checkout the Haiku source from the SVN repository, compile a raw Haiku image, and test it in QEMU entirely from his Haiku install. This is the first time ever that Haiku has reportedly 'self-hosted', an unofficial important requirement for an alpha release. Please note that there are a few technicalities to be ironed out before the process can be easily reproduced by all. Update: Please note that Haiku won't be taking over the world just yet.
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raynevandunem
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2006-11-24

$129 or $500, they're still more expensive than $0.

J-Ho's point still stands, as we're talking about Haiku (and, by extension of free software, GNU/Linux). Please elaborate.

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