Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Apr 2010 16:55 UTC, submitted by sjvn
OS/2 and eComStation Now this is one for the rumour pile. Yes, a rumour about a long-gone (mostly) operating system that lots of people have fond memories of. Barbara Darrow, Senior News Director at, claims that IBM is mulling over a reintroduction of OS/2. Wait, what?
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GUI from Amiga
by Kebabbert on Wed 21st Apr 2010 02:51 UTC
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Actually, big parts of OS/2 "nice gui" came from Amiga DOS. That is the reason Amiga had Arexx, an IBM scripting language.

IBM got "AMIGA Workbench" technology, and AMIGA got Arexx scripting language. AMIGA was way advanced back then with some new cool features.

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