Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 16:06 UTC, submitted by fireball
ReactOS The ReactOS project aims to be an open source Windows NT-compatible operating system which can run Windows applications and utilise Windows drivers. Obviously, this is quite a daunting task, and as such, progress has been relatively slow. As a result, project coordinator and kernel developer Aleksey Bragin has proposed a rather drastic solution.
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RE[4]: Hmmm
by bert64 on Mon 18th Jan 2010 20:31 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Hmmm"
bert64
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2007-04-23

The difference with unix, is that unix is much simpler and better documented...

Windows on the other hand is intentionally extremely complex and its inner working poorly documented, to make it difficult for third parties to create clones.

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RE[5]: Hmmm
by wakeupneo on Tue 19th Jan 2010 05:58 in reply to "RE[4]: Hmmm"
wakeupneo Member since:
2005-07-06

Windows on the other hand is intentionally extremely complex


Hehe...sounds like one of my old classmates when the teacher would ask him why his code was so convoluted....

"Yeah...well...I meant that" he'd say with a straight face.

No-one believed him either ;)

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