Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Aug 2009 09:34 UTC, submitted by moochris
BeOS & Derivatives I had been following the mailing list for the Haiku project the past week with growing interest. The topic of discussion? Why, the alpha release, of course! What needs to be done, who needs to prepare what, and most importantly, what schedule are they going to settle on? Well, after numerous insightful back-and-forths, the community has settled on a schedule.
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by muda on Mon 17th Aug 2009 10:39 UTC
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Whilst Haiku is nowhere near to be actually useful for myself at this point it has always had a very special place in my mind.

Ironically BeOS was a true lifesaver back in 2000 despite its uselessness otherwise. Thanks to its partition manager I was able to recover partitions screwed by Linux installations and it was the only OS that could properly fulfil my TV needs at the time ;) So its legacy is highly regarded.

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