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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Good stuff
by Sphinx on Fri 25th Aug 2006 00:22 UTC
Sphinx
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2005-07-09

I recall thinking, must have been a lifetime ago how geos should put windows 3.0 in an early grave or would have had the two been competing strictly on their merits.

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