Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Mar 2010 13:00 UTC, submitted by Jim Lynch
General Development "With chip makers continuing to increase the number of cores they include on each new generation of their processors, perhaps it's time to rethink the basic architecture of today's operating systems, suggested Dave Probert, a kernel architect within the Windows core operating systems division at Microsoft."
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RE: I have heard this before
by Flatland_Spider on Sun 21st Mar 2010 05:00 UTC in reply to "I have heard this before"
Flatland_Spider
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2006-09-01

I still have my R4.5 CDs and BeOS Bible. I don't have anything it will install on, but I still have it.

Experiencing BeOS was bordering on a religious experience back then. It was doing things with my crappy hardware that no other operating system could do, and all the other desktop OS vendors started to try to emulate Be.

Unfortunately it's been kind of forgotten about. Microsoft kind of started that direction, and then they produced Vista and Windows 7. Apple added spotlight, and the Unix/Linux crowd could really careless.

It's kind of scary to think of what we could have had, isn't it?

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