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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RE: But why?
by BiPolar on Wed 11th Feb 2009 13:55 UTC in reply to "But why?"
BiPolar
Member since:
2007-07-06

So, again, besides nostalgia, what would haiku bring new in this world already full of choices?


Simply put: an OS experience that none of the other OSes you mention has.

Unfortunately, no one can be told what the BeOS/Haiku is... you have to see it for yourself.

And regarding the question
But why?
...

- Why the hell no?
- Because they can.

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RE[2]: But why?
by dragossh on Wed 11th Feb 2009 14:39 in reply to "RE: But why?"
dragossh Member since:
2008-12-16

Unfortunately, no one can be told what the BeOS/Haiku is... you have to see it for yourself.

So true, so true... just like LOST: if you tell someone about an invisible island in Pacific on which a plane crashed and has polar bears, a smoke monster, a group of hippie scientists that did time travel experiments called DHARMA and a group called Others that kill everyone who wants to harm the island, they'll think you're crazy for liking the show. Only when they see it, they're ... uhm, converted.

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