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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RE: Sigh
by Darkness on Wed 11th Mar 2009 11:48 UTC in reply to "Sigh"
Darkness
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SkyOS is/was basically a one-man hobby project. Only idiots would pay up for the Beta in the belief that you were guaranteed a "final" product.

That's a litte short around the corner...

I am also a long time beta tester and contributor. I payed because I thought it was an interesting project and I wanted to help a bit. It even helped me getting a job!

If everyone really wants a release then I would not mind if Robert labeled the current beta as final.

Complaining about money? Go out to a nice party and spend some money on beer. Now that is a good investment ;)

I still think SkyOS is interesting and wichever way Robert decides to go, I'll support him in that.

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