Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 10th Aug 2003 12:27 UTC
Morphos MorphZone reports that MorphOS 1.4 is now available via FTP.
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by Don Cox on Mon 11th Aug 2003 19:59 UTC

"The screenshots look good. I wish I had a Genesi/Pegasos board. Moreover I hope that the developers will eventually make Morphos an OSS project- enabling them to draw the large number of developers -they will need to get this OS up to the point of being comparbale with any other OS made in the past 10 years. I wish them the best of luck, but being propietary they will surely drag in terms of development time. Unless a product is offered, based on Morphos, which is a complete PC system, at a reasonable price, with a distinct advantage over Win/OSX/Linux, they will have a hell of a time getting enough developers to make Morphos a trully viable OS. Lacking such basic things as a TCP/IP stack, and lacking good drivers(propietary) for modern graphics and sound cards they will not be able to draw potential professional developers away from the Win/OSX world and their politics will discourage volunteer developers who work in the OSS world."

I don't think it is worth while to try to attract developers who are already committed to another OS. It makes more sense to attract new programmers who like using the platform and want to build it up.