Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 27th Aug 2001 05:22 UTC
Syllable, AtheOS AtheOS is a modern, free (GPLed) Operating System written from scratch in C++. A big chunk of the OS is POSIX compliant, supports multiprocessing and it is GUI-oriented (fully OOP). Today we are hosting an interesting interview with the AtheOS creator, Kurt Skauen. Kurt is talking about his views on binary compatibility in future versions, multithreading and the future of his OS in general.
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re: BeOS Threading Problems
by Jeremy Friesner on Mon 27th Aug 2001 06:41 UTC

I don't think there is anything technically wrong with BeOS's multithreading per se; it's just that lots of (Windows/Mac/Unix/etc) source code assumes that all windows will run in the same thread, whereas BeOS and AtheOS both require each window to run in a separate thread. This makes it hard to port said applications to (AtheOS/BeOS).