Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th May 2010 08:49 UTC, submitted by kragil
Amiga & AROS A few weeks ago, Novell and Red Hat jointly fended off a patent infringement suit thrown their way by a patent troll. The patent in question more or less came down to the concept of virtual desktops - and thanks to Groklaw, several people helped in finding cases of prior art. The most interesting one of all? A carefully restored and working Amiga 1000 demonstrated to the judge and jury.
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"full of shit"? Why do you use such wording, instead of arguments? And who gave score of 4 to post like yours? Probably a Linux & Windows honchos, not liking Amiga was doing stuff 10 years before they either existed, or started to find out there is more to the personal computer, than monochrome display :-)

The architecture either allows it, or not. And Amiga resembled kind of QNX architecture - simply put driver was a task, not kind of system/kernel hard-coded crap. Good luck with your I-don't-have-to-reinstall-Linux-driver systems ...

You were developing on an Amiga? It had to be few lines of Amos Basic, no? :-) Your arguments are completly laughable - so you had a problem to locate a directory? What about scripts, what about installers? Any person claiming that tonnes of files for Windows drivers are architectural win, because "he does not have to look up god damned directory", lives in twisted reality and does not deserve to call himself a developer :-) ....

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