Linked by bcavally on Mon 21st Dec 2009 17:18 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Today there are many operating systems available. Every vendor or community round it tries to make it as good as possible. Having different goals, different legacy and different cultures, they succeed in it more or less. We (end users) end up with big selection of operating systems, but for us the operating systems are usually compromise of the features that we would like to have. So is there an operating system that would fit all the needs of the end user? Is is the BeOS clone Haiku?
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RE[4]: Oh for #@&%'s sake...
by bornagainenguin on Wed 23rd Dec 2009 03:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Oh for #@&%'s sake..."
bornagainenguin
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umccullough pointed out...

Actually, the reason you're not seeing any more progress in the osdrawer page for Haiku Wifi is because Colin has ported all of into the main Haiku repo now, where he's added many more drivers and infrastructure already.

http://dev.haiku-os.org/browser/haiku/trunk/src/add-ons/kernel/driv...

But anyway, he is also busy with school now, and only working on it a little bit each day. Several people have been testing the various drivers out though. Note: Still no proper WPA, etc. yet until that part of the software stack is ported/written.


Well that is a pleasant surprise! Maybe what I said about WiFi being in an Alpha2 is more right than I knew?

Still I stand by my point, which is none of us know what Haiku will be like and none of us can know what it will be like until the Haiku team begins work on R2, which freed of the need for backwards-compatibility will show us what their view of a next generation OS is really like!

--bornagainpenguin

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