Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Mar 2009 23:21 UTC
SkyOS At the end of January this year, I wrote a rather harsh, but honest article on the state of SkyOS. I was very worried that the closed-source operating system, for which users have to pay in order to beta test it, would never reach a final version, something that was promised to the people paying the price. This feeling was strengthened by a lack of updates; we were five months without news, six months without a release, and 8 months without a changelog update. My article got the ball rolling, but now that we're five weeks down the road, is that ball still rolling?
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People really CAN demand answers
by gadget00 on Tue 10th Mar 2009 05:55 UTC
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I'm sorry, but Szeleney must give out some answers regarding the project. We are talking about people PAYING for getting the final product; it wasn't just for playing with the beta, it specified they will be receiving a full OS at the end of the dev cycle whether by CD or a special link for download.

I don't wanna sound too controversial, but there is money in the middle of this, and they weren't just donations; it was more like a contract actually. So the 'motivation' thing should to be refocused as "my customers(beta testers) already payed for something. What can i give them?".

My hope is that Robert can take a decision quick so he can have peace about the future and can concentrate on his own business; but all the beta testers that gave money deserve real and definitive answers.
And no, I'm not part of the beta test group; but was tempted like many. Blessings.

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