Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Nov 2011 21:32 UTC, submitted by cristoper
Apple It's no secret OSNews has a bit of a thing for the BeOS. I can only speak for myself, obviously, but relatively speaking, BeOS was the best operating system ever made. The man who started all this was Jean-Louis Gassee, former executive at Apple, who founded Be, Inc. in 1991. In the second half of the '90s, Apple was looking for a replacement for its heavily outdated Mac OS, after several failed attempts at developing its own - it came down to Steve Jobs NeXT, or BeOS. Be didn't make it, and Gassee is happier for it.
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RE[3]: Software Souls
by biffuz on Tue 15th Nov 2011 22:38 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Software Souls"
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BeOS users appear to be crazy, therefore BeOS must attract crazy people, therefore, as a non-crazy person, I wish to distance myself from it.

... so said the Amiga 4000 user in 2011. C'mon, you're not less crazy than 90% of the readers here.

Posted from my BeOS R5-powered Dell Latitude C610. Proud to be crazy.

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RE[4]: Software Souls
by Hexadecima on Wed 16th Nov 2011 00:23 in reply to "RE[3]: Software Souls"
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Bitter sarcasm, I assure you!

My A4000 electrocuted itself years ago. I'm down to 3 A2000s and an A1000.

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