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Morphos The latest article in our OSNews OS contest: Learn about MorphOS, the heir to the Amiga legacy. This article chronicles its bumpy history, its still-compelling features, and the current state of MorphOS development.
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RE: Enhanced AmigaOS ? Not exactly.
by aliquis on Tue 18th Jul 2006 22:06 UTC in reply to "Enhanced AmigaOS ? Not exactly."
aliquis
Member since:
2005-07-23

You are wrong, MorphOS isn't "enhanced AmigaOS" at all, it's another OS which was first developed for PPC Amigas which is almost like AmigaOS and owns it.

It would also be the most intresting alternative os if it was open source and had more developers behind it.

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Pixie Member since:
2005-09-30

It's cool arguing semantics ain't it... you happen to know that a stage and time MorphOS WAS to be AmigaOS 4, and there are many things that actually make it an 'enhaced AmigaOS', it's just that you wouldn't know what they were even if they bite you... :roll:

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Mike Bouma Member since:
2005-07-06

> you happen to know that a stage and time MorphOS WAS
> to be AmigaOS 4

According to some people involved at the time, MorphOS was only being negotiated to become a stepping stone towards AmigaOS4 at a time when MorphOS was only usable as an Workbench 3.9 (/OS 3.x) host. Such an approach could have saved some time for all the parties in having something available, but the negotiations apparently failed.

Edited 2006-07-19 16:55

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