Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th May 2013 22:55 UTC, submitted by sheokand
ReactOS "The ReactOS project is proud to announce the release of version 0.3.15. A culmination of over a year of development, 0.3.15 incorporates several architectural enhancements to create a more compatible and conformant implementation of the NT architecture. Perhaps the most user visible enhancement is initial support for USB devices, both storage and input. Infrastructure wise, this is the first release of ReactOS using CMake instead of rbuild. The conversion to CMake has allowed developers to generate Visual Studio solutions for working on the code, though several C++ components still need work before support for Microsoft's toolchain is complete."
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RE: Promising
by BluenoseJake on Fri 31st May 2013 17:47 UTC in reply to "Promising"
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All of those things are features, not problems, implementing any of them would destroy windows binary compatibility, which is paramount for the project.

Windows users expect binary compatibility, and couldn't give a rats ass about source compatibility, which would be impossible, as most of the most used Windows applications are closed source.

Reproducing the flaws in Windows is part of the process of maintaining binary compatibility with Windows.

Windows doesn't support JFS, so why would ReactOS?

Using a kernel that is not binary compatible with windows when the goal is to maintain binary compatibility is crazy.

You don't seem to understand the goals of the project, so you probably should either A) find out, or B) stop commenting about something you know little about.

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