Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Aug 2007 22:04 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives "FalterCon 2007 took place on August 11, and it went quite well (IMHO, of course). Here I would like to share my personal impressions of the event, as well as make a few (somewhat) related observations. When the news of the WalterCon cancellation broke out and I read about some people being left with non-refundable air tickets, my first reaction was 'OK, let's do something with these guys'. A few emails later with Mike Summers, Bryan Varner and Urias, we had decided on having a community gathering which, as many of you know, was to later be called FalterCon (yes, pun intended). In approximately two weeks, we found a venue (and a good one!), had this website running, prepared some nice promo material, and were able to gather nine people willing to attend. All in all, I think we did pretty well given the very little time we had."
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by predictor on Wed 15th Aug 2007 09:07 UTC
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>>NewOS deserves a better OS on top of it...
>> travis made a fantastic kernel, and now these
>> guys have put a unbelievably unstable and
>> code-crappy OS on top that they try to "market".
>> I don't get it. Fix OS, then market. Yeah, yeah,
>> I know. "It's pre->>alpha!"
>> Sigh.

>Which is exactly what the Haiku team wants to do, >while lots of people on the sideline want them to >make releases before it's ready.

Who could blame them, having a sexy web site with a huge download button and telling everyone it's a BeOS clone in the works.

So again. Get it up to a decent level, then do the marketing.

Edited 2007-08-15 09:07

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