Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Mar 2008 10:22 UTC, submitted by jeanmarc
BeOS & Derivatives "This is the first Haiku alpha 1 status update. The goal of this status update is to provide information on how the project is going. There has recently been an consensus that it was about time to start preparing a first alpha for a myriad of reasons. To me personally, the fact that it is about time to show off the enormous amount of work that has been put in the project the past number of years. Another good reason - in my opinion - is to get everyone behind one goal: preparing the code for a first release. So what's the goal of this status update? Well, with a large number of developers actually working on the different components of the operating system, it is easy to lose track of what is going on. You can consider this a news update."
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RE[2]: stability
by FreeGamer on Mon 24th Mar 2008 01:57 UTC in reply to "RE: stability"
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2007-04-13

Really localizations could just be downloaded on demand, although I guess disk space is cheap these days so few people care !!

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RE[3]: stability
by kaiwai on Mon 24th Mar 2008 02:55 in reply to "RE[2]: stability"
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2005-07-06

Really localizations could just be downloaded on demand, although I guess disk space is cheap these days so few people care !!


Even so, a lot of people I know just standardise to English - at the end of the day is the international language, its flexible, and for non-English speakers, its a lot more expressive. Apart form the French (and a few other anti-Anglo's), the world is moving in that direction; embrace it or be left behind.

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RE[4]: stability
by koki on Mon 24th Mar 2008 03:02 in reply to "RE[3]: stability"
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2005-10-17

Apart form the French (and a few other anti-Anglo's), the world is moving in that direction; embrace it or be left behind.


And what world is that? I ask because I doubt the Chinese and the Japanese, just to name a couple of countries, would agree with your assertion, nor would they want to have to comply with it.

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RE[4]: stability
by Soulbender on Mon 24th Mar 2008 04:52 in reply to "RE[3]: stability"
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2005-08-18

Even so, a lot of people I know just standardise to English[/]q

Most non-techies prefer their native language.

[q]for non-English speakers, its a lot more expressive.


More expressive than what? Their native language? That's bullshit.

embrace it or be left behind.


Hilarious. If anything the world will be moving to chinese in the future.

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