Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Sep 2006 14:52 UTC, submitted by Lakedaemon
SkyOS SkyOS has gotten printing support using CUPS. "With the Printer Configuration it is now very easy to add and manage your printers, be it locally connected (USB) or network (Windows, Linux, Samba, IPP) printers. The entire printing system is implemented as a service (like most other SkyOS Subsystems), which can easily be enabled/disabled on demand. With roughly 1000 supported printers the next SkyOS build will enable you to print your favorite documents in various formats."
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RE: SkyOS?
by snozzberry on Thu 21st Sep 2006 18:28 UTC in reply to "SkyOS?"
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I haven't been able to figure that one out yet.

Substantially different threading model?
Broad compatibility across platforms?
System architecture based on reusable components?
APIs that are a programmer's wet dream?

I don't mean to dump on SkyOS, but at this point if I have to pay for an OS that doesn't have a piece of fruit or a 4-color window on it, there'd damn well better be a really fascinating reason to do so, and an OS which just yesterday stapled someone else's printing architecture into it isn't convincing.

"Different" != special.

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RE[2]: SkyOS?
by dylansmrjones on Thu 21st Sep 2006 22:46 in reply to "RE: SkyOS?"
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What about the modulariry of SkyOS (the same modularity can be found in Haiku/BeOS, Syllable and the Amigaish platforms - and OS/2) ?

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