Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Aug 2009 19:35 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives The Haiku alpha release has always been a bit elusive. The project has been near the alpha release for a while now, but a number of difficult data-destructive bugs kept it at bay. After an informal coding sprint, the alpha is now just a decision away.
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RE: Comment by dvzt
by neticspace on Thu 6th Aug 2009 06:31 UTC in reply to "Comment by dvzt"
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What's the point of yet another operating system? Everybody should just contribute Linux instead.

I used to think exactly like you until I found out that I was sorely wrong. Linux is still primarily optimal for servers* and there is a good need of optimal desktop operating system of general use. Haiku, and probably AROS, is filling it.

*Monolithic kernel-based Unix-based architecture is still the best server.

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