Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Nov 2012 15:56 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Can you believe they've come this far by now? Once known as OpenBeOS, Haiku today announced the release of the fourth alpha for Haiku R1. It seems like only yesterday when BeOS died and OpenBeOS rose form its ashes, generating a new hope among the legions of avid BeOS fans. Now, almost twelve years later, we've hit the fourth alpha.
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Comment by cipri
by cipri on Tue 13th Nov 2012 13:37 UTC
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Finally, A4 is here :-)
I guess and hope that the next release will be already already Beta 1. The packagemanager is also in sight. There are still some things to do but I think that a rapid release cycle towards R1 should be targeted.
I really hope that after starting with the development of R2 haiku will start to get an imnproved user interface.
At the moment I even dont see the big goal to keep binary compatible to Beos, since I dont see that many good Beos applications that are closed source.
I would prefer to have QT installed by default on haiku.
My hope is that the guys from will port QT5 too. It would be worth a contract.

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