Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd May 2011 22:13 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
OS/2 and eComStation Yes, it's still being updated. OS/2 eComStation 2.1 has been released by Serenity Systems International and Mensys BV. The market for eComStation may not be particularly huge, but it still has its niches here and there. Since there might be folks here that aren't in the know: eComStation is the commercial continuation of IBM's OS/2, developed to support modern hardware.
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RE[5]: Ridiculously Overpriced
by poundsmack on Tue 24th May 2011 16:38 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Ridiculously Overpriced"
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"My feeling is that it is mis-priced (too high) however in the sense that a different price would maximize profit. They are limiting their market share and their profit."

I agree, if they dropped it a bit they could get more of a following in the hobbyist sector.

"I am impressed that projects like Firefox and OpenOffice.org (LibreOffice?) still support OS/2 but I am sure the situation could be improved if the barrier to entry for developers was dropped."

They don't officially. This is done painstakingly by a few companies and OSS devs within the community. But I am sure glad they put in all the effort. If you find useful to you (if you use eComstation) please donate as it helps support further development. sorry, just had to toss that out there.

Edited 2011-05-24 16:42 UTC

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