Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Jun 2009 22:20 UTC
ReactOS ReactOS, the project to create a Windows NT-compatible operating system, has published another news update with some interesting news items. The legal position of the ReactOS Foundation has been strengthened, and now has a VeriSign certificate that might help other open source projects as well, the new ATA driver is more or less complete, and there's some progress in the area of video drivers.
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RE[2]: Waste of time
by Quake on Sat 6th Jun 2009 20:18 UTC in reply to "RE: Waste of time"
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I beg to differ....

I can see at least three valid reasons for ReactOS to keep going (and this is from a Linux-using and occasional BSD-using weenie... ;) )

a) Playing Windows games. At present, if you want to play those but don't want to buy Windows, the options are Wine (running on Linux/*BSD) or ReactOS. Wine has the inside running at present, but ReactOS can still get to a good-enough state to run games.
- obsidian

Yup, Linux is currently my default OS, which means Windows XP is my gaming OS. If ReactOS could run games in the future, I might use it.

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