Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Dec 2007 22:58 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation "Serenity Systems International is pleased to announce the availability of eComStation 2.0 RC4 for download. eComStation 2.0 will offer unparalleled performance with Bootable JFS and support for multi-core CPUs. This is the eighth public beta release of eComStation 2.0. This product is available for download to all registered eComStation customers with active Software Subscription Services. This version of eComStation 2.0 is the fourth Release Candidate, no big changes or additions will be added before the GA version, it mainly consists of updates to drivers and installation scripts."
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RE: Once upon a time...
by rcsteiner on Sun 30th Dec 2007 05:19 UTC in reply to "Once upon a time..."
rcsteiner
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2005-07-12

The vast majority of the OS/2 users that I've known since I started using OS/2 back in 1992 have moved to the Linux world from OS/2, not to the Windows world.

Some took a detour through BeOS, and a few have ended up with Solaris, a BSD, or MacOS X, but Linux is where most of them seem to have ended up.

That makes sense, at least to me, since OS/2 was a very popular solution among PC hobbyists as much for its "alternative" nature as it was for its relative technical excellence, and Linux is the logical successor on both fronts when compared to Windows.

A few did move to Windows NT 4 and later NT releases from OS/2, but Win9x wasn't really a common choice that I'm aware of (with the main exception being gaming).

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