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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RE[3]: Comment by robbiec
by nt_jerkface on Sat 22nd May 2010 19:16 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by robbiec"
nt_jerkface
Member since:
2009-08-26

Actually I ran a BBS on it for a short time when I was a kid but decided that it wasn't worth using over DESQview due to the high RAM requirement.

Any more assumptions you would like to make about me? Should I detail my experience with Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD as well?

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RE[4]: Comment by robbiec
by dylansmrjones on Sat 22nd May 2010 21:41 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by robbiec"
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

If you don't like the assumptions, take a look at your behaviour.

And by all means detail your experience. It is always a pleasant surprise to see misbehaving people having actual qualifications ;)

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RE[5]: Comment by robbiec
by nt_jerkface on Sat 22nd May 2010 23:46 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by robbiec"
nt_jerkface Member since:
2009-08-26

Oh how was I misbehaving there mommy? Because I think running Ecomstation is pointless unless it is for legacy software? Linux has better driver and application support and costs $0 so I am really not seeing the point.

I don't even consider Ecomstation to be OS/2, to me OS/2 was buried long ago and this is some bastard offspring. It's too bad that IBM bungled OS/2 because they at least could have continued its development as a server OS. But IBM is ran by chicksh|t beancounters who are scared of Microsoft which is why they dumped it so quickly.

I usually don't recommend Linux on the desktop but this is one of those cases where yes you are better off running Linux.

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