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: Ditto
by cedricd on Thu 30th Aug 2001 08:33 UTC

Forgot to mention the one thing I really really agree with though: not being sure that a BMessage will be delivered is something that keeps me up at night :-) Well almost.. it never happened to my apps AFAIK but the mere fast that PostMessage() returns a status_code is bad IMHO (I don't even take taht into account when writing code or it would be unecessarily complicated/blaoted) and other discussions of a few montsh/years ago like "what happens if you delete a BHandler and create a new one at exactly the same address, or a BMessenger" prove that the Be API is not perfect of course. Still, the fact that it's light years beyong anythign else (that I know of, that is) speaks volume about the suckyness of the CS industry nowadays. /end of rant. So nothing else than Be at home for me in the forseeable future. Or maybe sci-fi books, but certainly not Windos or QNX.