Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Sep 2010 12:57 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Legal Just when you thought the Amiga world was finally getting its act together, finally making things a little less obtuse for outsiders, this happens. So, we have the AmigaOne X1000 coming up, a brand-new PowerPC computer, running the real deal - AmigaOS 4. In the meantime, Commodore USA - the one with the sketchy website - has apparently secured rights to the Amiga hardware brand, and is planning to release Amiga-branded computers running AROS. In the meantime, Hyperion, the Belgium company behind AmigaOS, who is working with A-eon on the AmigaOne X1000, claims this is a clear violation of the settlement between them and Amiga Inc., and has notified its US lawyers.
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OS4 hardly the "real deal"
by jsutton on Wed 1st Sep 2010 14:33 UTC
jsutton
Member since:
2006-03-24

In the article the author refers to OS4 as the real deal. This is hardly the case. OS4 is no more the real AmigaOS than AROS or MorphOS. They are all equally legitimate, the only difference being that one managed to secure license to use the name through techniques not unlike what CommodoreUSA is using today.

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v RE: OS4 hardly the "real deal"
by Cowbell on Wed 1st Sep 2010 16:11 in reply to "OS4 hardly the "real deal""
viton Member since:
2005-08-09

Morphos is some hacker's attempt with pirated code to rebuit Amiga OS in his image.

BS. What "pirated" code does Morphos have?
Morphos is entirely different from AmigaOS/AROS. It is just have Amiga compatible environment(ABOX) as one of sandboxes managed by microkernel.

ABox is an emulation sandbox featuring a PPC native AmigaOS API clone that is binary compatible with both 68k Amiga applications and both PowerUP and WarpOS formats of Amiga PPC executables. ABox is based in part on AROS Research Operating System.

Edited 2010-09-01 16:30 UTC

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the_leander Member since:
2005-07-01

Morphos is some hacker's attempt with pirated code to rebuit Amiga OS in his image.


Presumably you have some evidence to back up this allegation, right?

What's that, you don't?

Heh didn't think so.

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