Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Aug 2010 21:40 UTC, submitted by koki
BeOS & Derivatives This summer, too, the Haikuproject is part of the Google Summer of Code event. One of the more interesting projects is the Services Kit (draft document!) by Christophe "Shusui" Huriaux, which is an API to facilitate the creation of native web-enabled programs using standard web protocols and data exchange mechanisms.
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Wait and see...
by Neolander on Mon 23rd Aug 2010 09:00 UTC
Neolander
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2010-03-08

I don't know what to think about Haiku. Its APIs sound great, but when it comes to actually operating the system as a user, I always find it plain horrible (ugly, complicated and technical, small UI controls and heavy menu navigation just like in the 90s...). They achieve some great performance, but their goal of resurrecting BeOS sounds like an inability to accept its past failures. And so on...

I don't like to use this OS right now, and I don't want to code on an OS which I don't like. But still, I see some potential. So I'll just wait and see what it becomes as time passes...

Edited 2010-08-23 09:01 UTC

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RE: Wait and see...
by bryanv on Mon 23rd Aug 2010 13:48 in reply to "Wait and see..."
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2005-08-26

The failure of BeOS wasn't one based on technical capabilities, or a lack of user desire for a solid computing platform with decent performance.

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