Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Mar 2007 19:42 UTC
Zeta In July 2005, OSNews reviewed the 1.0 version of what was then YellowTAB Zeta. I concluded: "I have a clear-cut impression of what Zeta R1 is: it is by far the best 'distribution' of BeOS currently available. The hardware support is, when compared to r5, significantly better. Stability-wise, Zeta R1 is a huge leap forward when compared to older versions. Some areas still need work; but they are mostly minor things, nothing that will stop you from using this operating system as your full-time, primary system." A lot has changed over the past 15 months; YellowTAB went belly-up, Magnussoft took over the development of Zeta, and to top it off, Zeta went multiuser. Not too long ago, Mangussoft released Zeta 1.5; here is my review.
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RE[2]: Waiting For Haiku
by TQH ! on Tue 20th Mar 2007 07:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Waiting For Haiku"
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BGA is already working for Google, so there is at least one Haiku dev there ;)

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RE[3]: Waiting For Haiku
by bryanv on Tue 20th Mar 2007 19:38 in reply to "RE[2]: Waiting For Haiku"
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Were it not for BeOS, I wouldn't have the job I have now.

I'm not involved in any BeOS / Haiku development at work, but the skills / knowledge I gained from expiramenting with it and learning to program for it (I taught myself C++ after having been taught Java in school) have brought me to my current job.

Had I not spent a weeks part-time pay in high school on the R5 Pro / Bible bundle, I may not be sitting here today. I consider it the best $80 I've ever spent, bar none.

So while I may not have time to work on Haiku nearly as much as I'd like, I still follow it, lurk on the lists, and occasionally commit a line here or there. I wish I could get paid to work with Haiku. I really wish I could. That's just not a reasonable goal right now.

But who knows? A lot can change in a year... or 10.

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