Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Apr 2013 22:44 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Almost exactly three years ago, I wrote about why OSNews was no longer OSNews: the alternative operating system scene had died, and OSNews, too, had to go with the times and move towards reporting on a new wave of operating systems - mobile, and all the repercussions that the explosion of smartphones and tablets have caused. Still, I was wondering something today: why aren't we seeing alternative operating systems on mobile?
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RE[3]: Comment by TempleOS
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 16th Apr 2013 16:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by TempleOS"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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Good Point. There maybe other use cases where a new design would be better as well. I should have left that post a little more open ended.

The real point was that Linux is fairly open and flexible, which means that for a lot of new use cases they can be grafted into Linux instead of requiring a new OS.

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