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[5]: Hmmm
by Laurence on Tue 19th Jan 2010 22:03 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Hmmm"
Laurence
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Agreed, but there are many free operating systems on which you can run WINE. So I believe my question still stands.


Not really because other OSs don't have the full Windows-clone environment.

You can slap a Windows theme on a Linux distro running WINE, but that doesn't make it behave anything like Windows.

So what these guys are setting out is much much more than just coding an OS that runs a few Windows apps on an open source kernel.

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