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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Gang of Nine happened
by zima on Wed 13th Feb 2013 21:58 UTC
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Ultimately, the underlying goal of OS/2 was to return to IBM the control over the PC market - so of course users and other vendors rebelled, Gang of Nine style, and chose the relatively friendlier option of MS Windows.

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