Linked by BloopFloop on Fri 30th Nov 2012 10:35 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation The Register is running a very interesting article by Dominic Connor, telling the insider story about OS/2 1.0/1.1 development in the old days. From the terrible management in IBM, to the hilarious coding practices of Microsoft, there's lots of stuff in here - and it's only part one. "The unholy alliance of IBM and Microsoft unleashed OS/2 25 years ago with a mission to replace Windows, Unix and DOS. Back then, I was a foot-soldier in that war: a contract bug hunter at Big Blue. Here's how I remember it."
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RE[3]: IBM North Harbour
by zima on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 12:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: IBM North Harbour"
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RISCOS invented the pointer which shows, by changing its inner colour, if "wait for 2nd click in double-click" is still active? ;) (I really like this one little gem; and come on, there must be more... ;> )

What I really wonder about "British fantasy computer design": why so many computers with rubber keyboards or even - the horror - in yoghurt-style cases? (Jupiter Ace)

Edited 2012-12-03 13:06 UTC

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