Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Jul 2007 11:15 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS The Syllable project has released a new package of Builder, the system that builds Syllable, its native applications, and ported applications. Builder can also be installed on Linux. This release matches the Syllable 0.6.4 source code. It also contains the beginnings of a branch for the upcoming Syllable Server based on the Linux kernel. Part of the documentation for Builder was just integrated in the new Syllable documentation set. The full manual is in Builder/README. Further, the development version for the next Syllable release already has a new gigabit ethernet driver, for the D-Link DL2000.
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RE[2]: What's the point?
by computrius on Fri 20th Jul 2007 22:14 UTC in reply to "RE: What's the point?"
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I would also like to see that. If there was a well developed linux distro that had a non X based gui and just blew away all of the load of crap that is currently there (ie made a single unified clear API for programming under the operating system) I would switch to it in a heartbeat.

This is pretty much what apple did with OSX and bsd, and id say its a pretty successful trial case.

As it stands all linux distros are giant hodge podges of hacks stacked on top of hacks stacked on top of hacks to make it appear as if its user friendly at first glance. But nothing truly is.

Edited 2007-07-20 22:17

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