Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 12th Feb 2013 13:51 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation Remember OS/2? Promoted as the successor to DOS in the late 1980's and early 1990's, the product wound up losing out to Windows and then slowly fading away. This article recounts what happened and summarizes OS/2 today.
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RE: Commodore
by milatchi on Wed 13th Feb 2013 03:13 UTC in reply to "Commodore"
milatchi
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2005-08-29

Not to digress, but your comment reminded me of the vague Apple and Apollo deal of the late 80s: Apollo porting System 6 GUI (QuickDraw & Finder) to Apollo's Domain/OS -- OS may have still been called AEGIS at the time. In exchange, Apple could sell Apple-branded Apollo workstations running Domain/OS.
References:
http://lowendmac.com/orchard/06/answers.htm
http://lowendmac.com/orchard/06/john-sculley-years-apple.html

Domain/OS was not based on Unix, despite the articles. I'd say it was closer to PRIMOS (also derived from Multics).

I apologize, the above is totally off subject but your comment sparked my interest, and this is an OS site and we are all OS nerds. :-)

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