Linked by Andrew Youll on Fri 26th Aug 2005 22:57 UTC, submitted by Matt Turner
SkyOS After a great deal of interest from the community, we have decided to officially open the "SkyOS Code Ransom". In a nutshell, the SkyOS Code Ransom is a system to encourage developers to port various software packages to SkyOS, as well as a way to reward them for their efforts. Depending on how successful and how much interest there is in the "SkyOS Code Ransom", we may expand this feature of the website a great deal more in the future.
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RE[8]: Interesting
by eosp on Mon 29th Aug 2005 01:18 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Interesting"
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I agree completely with you on that the framework is good bloat--if it's bloat at all. "Bloat" by defn is useless. I agree that the framework is fine. But those little tools are useless. The screen reader is useless, that is the one that comes with Windows.

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RE[9]: Interesting
by on Mon 29th Aug 2005 01:59 in reply to "RE[8]: Interesting"
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Yes, the screen reader is useless in most cases, but there are times when it can still come in handy. For example: I've experienced many times when, while in the middle of something, Jaws (my screen reader) will crash for some reason. If it weren't for that little useless narrator I wouldn't be able to gracefully restart the system (there are other times when even narrator won't work, but that's a different topic). My windows doesnt fully crash much anyway.

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