Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Feb 2009 18:31 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Back when it was becoming clear that the time of the BeOS had come and gone, enthusiasts immediately set up the OpenBeOS project, an attempt to recreate the Be operating system from scratch, using a MIT-like license. The project faced difficult odds, and numerous times progress seemed quite slow. Still, persistence pays off, and the first alpha release is drawing ever closer. We decided to take a look at where Haiku currently stands.
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Or you can create a driver SDK common to various OSes, like BSD (I believe it is used by Haiku) to combine manpower. It works for CUPS. It works for Xorg.

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It kinda used to work for .. nowadays new releases are Linux only and have to be ported to the BSDs, because that whole x-platform thing held Linux advancements back quite a bit.

And Cups is way better on OSX than on Linux.

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