Linked by David Adams on Mon 9th Jan 2012 19:32 UTC, submitted by tecepeipe
Humor An OS Enthusiast created a page displaying the modal restart prompts from many of the top OSes/versions from the last 20 years. It brought back a flood of memories. The best part is when you click on the "ok" button. It "restarts" the web site for you. Gizmodo's instincts were to make it a game, by asking: how many can you identify?
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The Amiga
by fx__ on Mon 9th Jan 2012 22:34 UTC
fx__
Member since:
2006-03-31

I was a little annoyed that the Requester from AmigaOS is from 2.x or 3.x, but the reboot was from AmigaOS 1.3, they look quite different.

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RE: The Amiga
by daedalus on Tue 10th Jan 2012 08:25 in reply to "The Amiga"
daedalus Member since:
2011-01-14

Besides, the 2.x / 3.x Workbench requester text was actually "Do you really want to quit Workbench?" since the OS never had (and still doesn't possess) a restart / reboot interface.

Overall it's quite nice alright, good to see them all. Might be expanded on in the future - maybe we can all send the author grabs of the missing ones?

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RE[2]: The Amiga
by JLF65 on Tue 10th Jan 2012 18:19 in reply to "RE: The Amiga"
JLF65 Member since:
2005-07-06

Not to mention, quiting the Workbench is NOT a "restart" request - it's quiting the Workbench. On the Amiga, apps can, and usually do, open their own screens separate from the Workbench. You have the ability to quit Workbench to free up memory for your app.

I was expecting a Guru Meditation Error for the Amiga restart prompt, not a quit Workbench. The fact that the web page author doesn't know the difference shows he knows nothing of the Amiga.

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