Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Dec 2006 22:47 UTC
SkyOS SkyOS has gotten a new virtual filesystem, dubbed BranchFS. This makes it possible to branch filesystems, convert read-only media into read-write media, and add SkyFS attributes to non-SkyFS volumes. "BranchFS makes it possible to make a reversible filesystem. By using your system partition you can revert to a previous state (with just one reboot) and and when using a CD BranchFS makes it possible to make changes to the content. BranchFS is still in heavy development but branching a LiveCD works quite well already. The first SkyOS LiveCD will be based on BranchFS."
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If only...
by mcduck on Wed 6th Dec 2006 06:42 UTC
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this project was open-sourced!

But still; It's amazing to see the speed at which they add features.

Good Job!

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RE: If only...
by suryad on Wed 6th Dec 2006 13:54 in reply to "If only..."
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Eh the thread was going good and until there was a post about open sourcing this...why do they have to open source it? THey are not writign it for you you know. They are doing it because of their passion and dedication for the project. Many people are quite happy with the closed source model. THey pay the os authors get a copy and off they go to enjoy the os's features. What is so wrong with not being open sourced?

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RE[2]: If only...
by Hans on Wed 6th Dec 2006 15:40 in reply to "RE: If only..."
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... What is so wrong with not being open sourced?

IMO there is nothing wrong with not being open source. Closed standards on the other hand are bad!

Personally I'll not go back to closed source. I've learned my lessons coming from Amiga and then Windows.

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