Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Apr 2012 22:00 UTC, submitted by koki
BeOS & Derivatives "Ultimately, Haiku represents a different way of viewing your personal computer. If you think that software shouldn't be riddled with bugs and incompatibilities and inefficiencies, if you hate being forced to swap out your hardware and software every few years because 'upgrades' have rendered them obsolete, and if you find that the idea of using an operating system that's fast, responsive, and simple is refreshingly novel and appealing, then maybe, just maybe, Haiku is for you." What fascinates me the most is that Haiku's not working on a tablet version. How delightfully quaint.
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RE[6]: Uh what
by Vanders on Sat 28th Apr 2012 20:29 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Uh what"
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"Correct me if I'm totally wrong here, but POSIX on Haiku is a first-class, and in many cases the only, API[1].

Ok, you're wrong. The primary/native API used by Haiku is the same API that was used for BeOS.

I knew that was going to be the answer.

The Be API is NOT the kernel API. It is a user space library which sits on top of the kernel API. Using the Be API on Haiku is the same as using Qt on Linux. Neither invalidates the fact that the kernel API is POSIX.

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