Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 16:06 UTC, submitted by fireball
ReactOS The ReactOS project aims to be an open source Windows NT-compatible operating system which can run Windows applications and utilise Windows drivers. Obviously, this is quite a daunting task, and as such, progress has been relatively slow. As a result, project coordinator and kernel developer Aleksey Bragin has proposed a rather drastic solution.
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RE[4]: Hmmm
by No it isnt on Mon 18th Jan 2010 18:01 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Hmmm"
No it isnt
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Linux was fairly mature as a hobbyist OS before it was trying to be a 'better' anything. Its original ambitions were modest: a better hobbyist Unix than Minix. Soon, it became the de facto kernel for the GNU operating system, placing it firmly in the centre of Free and Open Source software development, and it started taking off.

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