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[2]: Why?
by merkoth on Fri 30th Nov 2007 20:37 UTC in reply to "RE: Why?"
merkoth
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2006-09-22

NetBSD is capable of running in x86 and even on Dreamcast (Hitachi SuperH RISC CPU), with a gazillion platforms inbetween.

They can work on x86 while developing and then port it to a different platform.

Edit: grammar, grammar

Edited 2007-11-30 20:38 UTC

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