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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Not useful
by z1xq on Wed 30th Mar 2005 13:34 UTC

I too am bothered by having to pay for a product that is not yet truly useful. I also have a problem with it using so many OSS apps. Linux already has all of that stuff....and much more...for free. When this project started it seemed original, but now it is totally dependant on OSS apps which are better implemented elsewhere for free. Even all of his eye candy is Linux derivative. I see nothing here new or original to compel me to play with this. I realize that the purpose of open source is so people quit reinventing the wheel...but this just looks like the same tired old stuff recycled. How about being creative and make something with a little bit of originality ...open sourcing this might inspire people to code apps specifically for this platform. The only reason that such a small team poduced this so quickly is merely testimony to the power of copy-->paste.