Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 5th Nov 2009 21:05 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y There's no right way to do it, only ideas that are better than others in certain situations. But if you had the opportunity to head up the design of a new OS, one to Put Things Right, one that could be radical enough to varnish out those UI/X bumps that have clung on for years, but practical enough to be used every day, what would you design? How would you handle application management? What about file types and compatibility? Where would you cherry pick the best bits from other OSes and where would you throw away tradition? I've tackled this challenge for myself and present (an unfinished idea): KrocOS (warning: HTML5 site, will display without CSS in IE/older browsers). OSnews Asks: What would make your perfect OS?
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by roger_ramjet on Thu 5th Nov 2009 21:43 UTC in reply to "InvisibleOS"
roger_ramjet
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The most important thing for me that needs to be addressed is responsiveness.

Neither Linux(im talking about the userland here) or Windows addresses responsiveness i require.

I use a fairly quick SSD here and its still slow compared to more leaner OS.

I know its lacking functionality still but Aros kicks ass over the big boys for launching apps.

Apps start quicker on old HD than modern apps on SSD.

Somehow this needs to be addressed.
Remove BLOAT !

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