Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 21st May 2010 12:45 UTC, submitted by martini
OS/2 and eComStation After god knows how many years, it's finally here: the final release of eComStation 2.0. We first reported on eComStation 2.0 back in December 2005, when the first beta was released, and between then and now, we've seen countless betas and release candidates come and go, but the wait is finally over.
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factfinding
by frajo on Sat 22nd May 2010 13:43 UTC in reply to "RE: This would be more exciting..."
frajo
Member since:
2007-06-29

the fact that the OS is perhaps neither the prettiest
How can prettiness be a fact?

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RE: factfinding
by Sparrowhawk on Sun 23rd May 2010 15:54 in reply to "factfinding"
Sparrowhawk Member since:
2005-07-11

"the fact that the OS is perhaps neither the prettiest
How can prettiness be a fact? "

Relax, I was actually defending eCS. As my point clearly states, I said 'perhaps not the prettiest', implying subjectivity. After which I went on to explain what it did offer, namely stability and continuity.

An OS really is not something you should get quite so worked up about. I like eCS. I don't find that it offers anything compelling for me now though, as none of my clients use it any longer. That's really not a criticism of the platform by any stretch of the imagination.

You like eCS. Great. Enjoy it. It's a good platform, imo.

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RE[2]: factfinding
by frajo on Sun 23rd May 2010 16:15 in reply to "RE: factfinding"
frajo Member since:
2007-06-29

"[q]the fact that the OS is perhaps neither the prettiest


How can prettiness be a fact?
"

Relax, I was actually defending eCS. As my point clearly states, I said 'perhaps not the prettiest', implying subjectivity. [/q]

Ok, I didn't understand this subtlety. I usually associate "fact" with objectivity.
And, I don't mind the diversity of preferences.

Edited 2010-05-23 16:17 UTC

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