Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Jan 2007 22:30 UTC
SkyOS Hell was already frozen anyway, but apparantly, the SkyOS team is trying to bring hell's temperature to absolute zero, since they are saying 2007 might see a release of SkyOS 5. "After what seems about 30 years worth of work (I'm sure even more to Robert), SkyOS will finally be released to the public. Lots of details are still being worked out on this one (as well as the obvious issues still present in the system), but we're really shooting to make it happen."
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incredible
by mcduck on Mon 1st Jan 2007 22:55 UTC
mcduck
Member since:
2005-11-23

I cant belive the amount of work Robert has made into SkyOS. Look at the changelogs, their wicked.
The downside (IMHO) is that there is less focus on testing and debugging.

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RE: incredible
by zizban on Mon 1st Jan 2007 23:09 in reply to "incredible"
zizban Member since:
2005-07-06

No, there is extensive testing and debugging, that's why releases take so long. First there is a cycle of alpha tests then a beta release. Experimental features are sometimes tested before they ever reach alpha.

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RE: incredible
by Clinton on Thu 4th Jan 2007 08:38 in reply to "incredible"
Clinton Member since:
2005-07-05

I haven't tried SkyOS since forever ago (at least before they changed their looks). However, I think the process they use has extensive testing built into it. It looks like a solid project to me.

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RE[2]: incredible
by Bobe on Thu 4th Jan 2007 08:42 in reply to "RE: incredible"
Bobe Member since:
2006-12-12

It is a solid project. I don't know that I will use SkyOS as my main desktop anytime soon, but it is a great hobby OS, like BeOS used to be.

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