Linked by Kroc on Thu 24th Aug 2006 20:26 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes GEOS managed to offer nearly all the functionality of the original Mac in a 1 MHz computer with 64 Kilobytes of RAM. It wasn't an OS written to run on a generic x86 chip on a moving hardware platform. It was written using immense knowledge of the hardware and the tricks one could use to maximise speed. Note: After a small break, here is another one of the articles for the Alternative OS contest.
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RE: Mmm... I like GEOS
by kadymae on Thu 24th Aug 2006 21:46 UTC in reply to "Mmm... I like GEOS"
kadymae
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2005-08-02

In the basement, carefully packed away, in it's original box, I have a Commodore 64, two floppy drives, tape drive, mouse, game controllers, okidata printer, some enhancement cards, and a collection of 5.25 floppies.

~snif~ You have my childhood packed in your basement.

(All of that stuff went bye-bye when a friend [borrowing it -- it was now the spare computer] totaled his truck in an accident and it somehow disappeared in between the scene of the accident and the tow-yard the next day.)

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