Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Jan 2009 20:58 UTC
SkyOS SkyOS has always been criticised for the fact that you have to pay for it in order to beta test it. I personally never saw a problem with this construction, especially since the price included a full copy of SkyOS 5 (they dropped the five) once it was completed. However, as of late, it has become increasingly clear that there may never be anything like a final version - or another test release for that matter. Update: In the comments, Robert Szeleney explained the current SkyOS situation in more detail. For future readers who find this article via a search engine, I've attached Robert's comment to the actual story for completeness' sake. The reply can also be found on the SkyOS website.
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RE[3]: Comment by ddd_
by dragossh on Fri 30th Jan 2009 13:24 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by ddd_"
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Your comparison is not valid. Linux has stable versions, but SkyOS is in perpetual beta. Also, Linux is free and SkyOS is 30$.

"And its better to be closed as to be open and a mess."
Um... no. Just look at Amiga. Or at BeOS. Modern systems that died because they were closed.

Edited 2009-01-30 13:25 UTC

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