Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 29th Mar 2005 05:28 UTC, submitted by Kelly Rush
SkyOS In the next beta of SkyOS, users can look forward to seeing a completely re-designed Viewer. The new Viewer will take advantage of the powerful features of the SkyFS (derived from Haiku's BFS), including extremely fast searching and organizing of files, on-the-fly filtering of files and folders within the Viewer, fast insertion of meta-data into multiple files, and more. Update: Screenshots!
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by Rayiner Hashem on Tue 29th Mar 2005 18:53 UTC

These predictions are grounded in real growth rates. Linux marketshare on the desktop has consistently been growing at double-digit rates. There is no other OS (on the desktop), that can claim this. That's what makes Linux (and open source in general), a safer bet on the desktop --- actual demonstrated growth. Growth, ultimately, is the difference between a vital product and a moribund one.