Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 1st Sep 2004 19:01 UTC, submitted by Michael Saunders
Syllable, AtheOS The August edition of the Syllable Development Newsletter is now available, nutshellising the OS' progress over the last month. Highlights include a website redesign, driver updates and VMware images. Additionally, has assembled a superb slideshow running through Syllable's new desktop and apps.
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Re: Can someone explain more about Syllable?
by Charlie on Wed 1st Sep 2004 20:10 UTC

"The lack of hardware support, games, and 3rd party apps did BeOS in IMHO. Won't this just be the same problem with Syllable?"

But Syllable is not BeOS. It's Free Software, and anybody can contribute to it. At one time, everybody said what you just said about Linux - but not anymore. It's a matter of gathering momentum, and it looks like Syllable is gathering pace as a community.

Put another way, if Syllable can become as popular as BeOS once was, it'll absolutely blossom and such support will be provided by the community. Out of all the "hobby" Free Software OSes, I think Syllable is the one to watch. It's looking like it has a bright future if current progress is maintained.