Linked by Andrew Hudson on Mon 20th Jun 2011 17:19 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Haiku Alpha 3 has been in development for more than 14 months. In that time more than 800 bugs have been identified and fixed, major sections have been updated, applications have been added and updated, and great progress has been made in supporting additional hardware. Here is a summary of updates, more details can be found here. Also inside, interviews with some core Haiku developers.
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RE[3]: Looking Forward to Haiku
by tylerdurden on Tue 21st Jun 2011 02:34 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Looking Forward to Haiku"
tylerdurden
Member since:
2009-03-17


Wow its dominating 5% of the market space for pc's. so, its dominating other OS software and only becuase it was the only opensource nix clone kernel for many years.


There are other market spaces other than the desktop, things like server, embedded and mobile. Also there are/were plenty of other opensourced unix clones for many of those years, the BSDs predate Linux by a fair bit for example.


So lets review, windows, hybrid microkernel, mac, hybrid,linux monolithic, given marketshare. the hybrids have it.

the professor appears to be correct.


That is not much of a review, but rather a fairly selective enumeration without any sort of figures. Why don't you review the market share from a mobile or embedded standpoint What about the server or cloud infrastructure space, for example.

Oh, and the professor was not advocating "hybrids" BTW, but actual microkernels. The only commercial example of which I can think right now is QNX. Wanna compare the market share numbers of QNX vs. Linux to see who was right? Not that it matters since you were building an argument to popularity (and a silly one at that), which is a fallacy anyway.

Edited 2011-06-21 02:38 UTC

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specialspambot Member since:
2011-01-28

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Wow its dominating 5% of the market space for pc's. so, its dominating other OS software and only becuase it was the only opensource nix clone kernel for many years.


There are other market spaces other than the desktop, things like server, embedded and mobile. Also there are/were plenty of other opensourced unix clones for many of those years, the BSDs predate Linux by a fair bit for example.


So lets review, windows, hybrid microkernel, mac, hybrid,linux monolithic, given marketshare. the hybrids have it.

the professor appears to be correct.


That is not much of a review, but rather a fairly selective enumeration without any sort of figures. Why don't you review the market share from a mobile or embedded standpoint What about the server or cloud infrastructure space, for example.

Oh, and the professor was not advocating "hybrids" BTW, but actual microkernels.
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some of us can read, I know its hard to fathom, he said that the hybrid have won, back in 1992. So was he correct. Yes he was.

last year the pc market sold around 300million machines. How many linux server are in the whole world ? Not that many.

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JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

So... All other devices running a monolithic kernel don't count? That 300'000'000 PCs pails in face of everything else that has a kernel on it.

Tanenbaum's statement is wrong today simply because it fails to acknowledge the spread of computing power today.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17



some of us can read, I know its hard to fathom, he said that the hybrid have won, back in 1992. So was he correct. Yes he was.



Your reading and comprehension skills seem to be rather lacking. You still have not defined what "winning" means in your very particular context.


last year the pc market sold around 300million machines. How many linux server are in the whole world ? Not that many.


Do you realize that in that figure you are listing, over half of those units come from Commercial applications. Which include enterprise and server duties?

Android devices have been sold upwards of 20 million units per quarter, for example, so there is a significant volume of linux devices out there. Wether or not you can fathom that, however...

Edited 2011-06-21 22:45 UTC

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