Linked by David Adams on Fri 30th Nov 2007 19:18 UTC, submitted by pablo_marx
General Development ES is a fairly interesting looking open source research OS created by Nintendo. Runs natively on x86 (and qemu of course), kernel is written in C++, uses an ECMAScript interpreter for all of the userland, uses Cairo for graphics, and even has a port of Squeak.
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RE: Why?
by merkoth on Fri 30th Nov 2007 20:17 UTC in reply to "Why?"
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Actually, this doesn't look like they're going to use it for more than experimentation. Just look at the licence terms, they're far too liberal ;)

I must agree that it looks like a weird technology, though.

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