Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Nov 2011 21:32 UTC, submitted by cristoper
Apple It's no secret OSNews has a bit of a thing for the BeOS. I can only speak for myself, obviously, but relatively speaking, BeOS was the best operating system ever made. The man who started all this was Jean-Louis Gassee, former executive at Apple, who founded Be, Inc. in 1991. In the second half of the '90s, Apple was looking for a replacement for its heavily outdated Mac OS, after several failed attempts at developing its own - it came down to Steve Jobs NeXT, or BeOS. Be didn't make it, and Gassee is happier for it.
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RE: Well...
by BlueofRainbow on Tue 15th Nov 2011 23:34 UTC in reply to "Well..."
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On the other hand, BeOS was already multi-platform (PPC and X86), and implemented a number of key features in its file system which are now becoming part of OS X.

Yes, saddly, there was the downfall of Be Inc.

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