Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 18:00 UTC
Amiga & AROS Always wanted to own the IP and trademarks of one of the most innovative computer brands in history? A brand carried by a computer which was easily ten years ahead of its time, capable of multitasking (in colour) with multiple resolutions displayed at the same time, while Windows were still windows and the Mac couldn't hold more than 8 pages in its word processor on its single-tasking monochrome operating system? Yes, Bill McEwen's Amiga, Inc. is selling the Amiga trademark and all associated IP. It's not like the guy was doing anything with it anyway.
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RE[5]: LIbreOffice
by Raffaele on Sat 6th Nov 2010 08:23 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: LIbreOffice"
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Some of those do exist in other operating systems: BeOS/Haiku Translators are like DataTypes, only better (unless they added saving capabilities to DataTypes in 4.x).


Yes they added datatypes...

But no... BeOS is dead and Haiku is still in pre-alpha.

We will talk again of the good system of HaikuOS Datatypes when it will be complete and running.

Also, again, no my dear uninformed friend...

Don't make the mistake of supposing that Amiga is not still evolving thru all this years since '90 age.

AmigaOS now is supporting mimetypes also together with datatypes, so this will enhance and complete the datatype support (this will make the porting of software from other systems immediately compatible with Amiga even without this software does not support datatypes, as in Firefox/Timberwolf browser), and mimetypes are also in MorphOS Operating System...

And there is MORE!

MorphOS now supports REGGAE that deals with muxers-demuxers functioning as "on the fly" interpreters of stream of data, so it is strongly suitable in managing great stream of data (images, music, movies) from internet.

Amiga again jumps ahead of its competitors.


The localization features in OS X are not just for strings but also for GUI layout (take Interface
Builder and go crazy on any Cocoa application).


What makes you think that in Amiga localiziation is not suitable for GUI layout?


OS X also has a new scripting bridge that's not just restricted to AppleScript but allows 3rd party languages (like Python or Ruby).


Ports of Python and Ruby exist for Amiga also...

And Amiga uses PyREXX software bridge to make communicate both Python and AREXX scripting languages together for a complete inter-operability, so what?


I know, the Amiga had all that already in the 90s. That's why I used an Amiga in the 90s, but moved after the demise of C=.


As I said, you make the wrong assumption that Amiga was not evolving in the meantime... ;)

I think that you need to made some readings and get informed about Amiga updates and advancements...

Edited 2010-11-06 08:31 UTC

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