Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Apr 2006 22:59 UTC
Zeta As promised earlier, YellowTAB has released an official statement concerning the bankruptcy rumours. "Rumours have been circulating for a few days now: yellowTAB has been put under bankruptcy protection. This causes many questions and uncertainties. We wish to explain how bancruptcy protection affects our product."
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Wanna do something good for Haiku? Buy Zeta.
by stew on Fri 14th Apr 2006 02:05 UTC
stew
Member since:
2005-07-06

Buying a copy of Zeta will not only be of profit for yellowTab but also for Haiku:

* yellowTab has donated source code to Haiku. More driver source code = faster progress for Haiku.
http://haiku-os.org/learn.php?mode=news_view&id=404

* yT is porting OOo. If you want OOo on Haiku, yT is helping you here.

* If yT convinces one 3rd party developer to write software for Zeta, it'll much easier to convince this developer to ensure that his app runs also on Haiku. Having a market of Haiku and Zeta users is more attractive than only Haiku users.

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umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

* yellowTab has donated source code to Haiku. More driver source code = faster progress for Haiku.

Correction here - yellowTab has said they will donate the code. I still don't see it in the Haiku repository, so I can't agree that they've donated it yet.

As for yT helping Haiku? I agree. If/when OOo is available for Zeta/Haiku/BeOS, I will rejoice! OOo is one of the last major hurdles that BeOS compatible OSes need before they will sway "major user acceptance" their way.

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borg1980 Member since:
2005-10-18

Correction here - yellowTab has said they will donate the code. I still don't see it in the Haiku repository, so I can't agree that they've donated it yet.

Hmmm.... - here is http://cia.navi.cx/stats/project/OpenBeOS/.message/1c01c1" message from 24 th march.

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