Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Nov 2007 21:36 UTC, submitted by Coldfirex
SkyOS SkyOS build 6814 has been released. Among its new features are streaming support, system-wide spell checking, the Mozilla embedded Gecko engine (which is used to create a few applications like a Wikipedia reader), an updated Viewer (file manager), a new theme engine, and more.
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bornagainenguin
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2005-08-07

Besides, if (or when) Robert gets bored...your copy of SkyOS won't stop working...(strangely, people don't whine or complain that much about proprietary games, that cost much more than 30,that will be obsolete much sooner than SkyOS, and whose support usually ends after 6 months)....and there are still people who love "dead" oses like OS2 or BeOS (no flame war intended).

See my earlier comments* and you'll understand that I have complained about the BeOS. In fact I see it very much as a cautionary tale of what happens when good OSes are unable to live on due to lack of open source code...

--bornagainpenguin

* http://www.osnews.com/permalink.php?news_id=18856&comment_id=282444

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kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

See my earlier comments* and you'll understand that I have complained about the BeOS. In fact I see it very much as a cautionary tale of what happens when good OSes are unable to live on due to lack of open source code...


How is that even relevant given that no one knows what Roberts future might involve - for all we know, he is developing a strong foundation, then he might opensource it. If he becomes bored, he might opensource it.

None of us know what is ticking through Roberts mind at this moment so it would be pre-emptive to make assumptions over whether he is suddenly 'bored', 'excited' or 'interested'.

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