Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Jan 2008 08:18 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS After an extensive development period, the Syllable project has released Syllable Desktop 0.6.5 with improvements all over. As always there are bug fixes, most notably in USB and the network stack, leading to large reliability and performance improvements. LibUSB and SANE were ported, so there is now USB access from user space and support for scanners. There are new network and video drivers, including a unique S3 DeltaChrome driver that Arno Klenke wrote from scratch. Two new window decorators debut from John Aspras. CD burning ability is now integrated in the form of SimpleBurn and CDRTools. A new network preferences applet from Andrew Kennan was integrated, and also Arno Klenke's port of OpenBeFS. Many ports were upgraded and the system layout has been heavily reorganised. Files needed for compiling software have been split off in a separate package. This is also the release that harmonises a number of things between Syllable Desktop and Syllable Server. The full change log is here. Installation CDs, the upgrade, and images for emulators are here. Additional software can be found here.
Thread beginning with comment 295087
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: I cannot understand..
by dagw on Wed 9th Jan 2008 13:27 UTC in reply to "RE: I cannot understand.."
Member since:

Do you realize that both Syllable and Haiku (and yourself too because you're against it without providing explanation) suffer from a massive case of NIH syndrome by not reusing the Linux|BSD kernel?

The whole point of these (and other similar projects) is to try to do things better than the way it is currently done. If everybody simply reused what already existsed and no one tried to see if there was a fundamentaly better way of doing things, we'd never make any progress. What you call NIH syndrome others call Research and Progress.

Reply Parent Score: 3