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 In the second half of the '90s, Apple was looking for a replacement for its heavily outdated Mac OS, after several failed attempts at developing its own - it came down to Steve Jobs NeXT, or BeOS.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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Crash and burn
by truckweb on Wed 16th Nov 2011 01:38 UTC
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Apple did not buy BeOS and Gassee is happy about that? It killed BeOS! BeOS never had any kind of future after that, it staled and never to be heard again.

I love people like that, happy that things went wrong and that there product died....

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