Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Jul 2008 15:11 UTC, submitted by elektrik
ReactOS The ReactOS project has released version 0.3.5 of their ambitious operating system. ReactOS aims to be a "ground-up implementation of a Microsoft Windows XP compatible operating system. ReactOS aims to achieve complete binary compatibility with both applications and device drivers meant for NT and XP operating systems, by using a similar architecture and providing a complete and equivalent public interface." This new version comes packed with improvements.
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Amazing progress
by hornett on Wed 2nd Jul 2008 14:15 UTC
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2005-09-19

I just tried out their new VMWare image, and it has come on leaps and bounds since the previous version I tried.

It runs Firefox and Abiword pretty well but there is obviously a huge amount still to do.

(see pic: http://i32.tinypic.com/5d2gs7.png )

Regardless of whether you agree with the politics of making an open-source Windows clone, the technical feat is incredible.

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