Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 6th Jun 2004 18:09 UTC, submitted by Gürkan Sengün
OpenStep, GNUstep There is a new version of the GNUstep LIVE CD, version 0.5. All GNUstep was software updated, and alot new GNUstep software added. New game: Supertux. Debian GNU/Hurd K6 mini iso included. LaTeX, TeXmacs, Emacs added. TV software. Web browsers are dillo and links2. QTParted.
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RE: Ugh!
by Eugenia on Sun 6th Jun 2004 20:41 UTC

>I thought at least You would know better.

I know better that's why I said that. Yes, Gnustep Live CD is nice as a hobby and might be the testbed for Gnustep API (which I like), but beyond that has no real value to either the industry or the technology in general. Without doing some real work, research and extend what openstep once was (in terms of the whole system, not just the API), I don't see much point into this either.

SkyOS and Syllable have more value than this Gnustep Live CD for example. They explore possibilities and try to extend the whole operating system thing. Gnustep Live CD on the other hand, creates yet another Linux distro that happens to have Wmaker and gnustep apps on top instead of kde/gnome ones. Again, that's a great hobby, great testbed for the Gnustep api guys, great for remembering the nice NeXT system, but beyond that, it is useless. It brings nothing NEW to the table for the technology and the industry.