Linked by rohan_p on Fri 13th Apr 2012 11:25 UTC
Syllable, AtheOS The developers of the open source, Amiga-inspired Syllable operating system have chalked up a new release, releasing version 0.6.7. Rohan Pearce at Techworld caught up with lead developer Kaj de Vos for a chat about what's new and the team's future plans. Last year OSNews posted a longer interview with him about the background of the project, also performed by Pearce.
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RE[5]: Amiga?
by Kaj-de-Vos on Mon 16th Apr 2012 00:36 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Amiga?"
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Have you considered that the author might be right about his own operating system?

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RE[6]: Amiga?
by henderson101 on Mon 16th Apr 2012 12:30 in reply to "RE[5]: Amiga?"
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Well... are we talking about Kurt Skauen here? If so, yeah, my assertions are true:

Q: The GUI look very Amigaish, is it an AmigaOS clone?

A: No. In the beginning it was actualy ment to be one, but this days there
is nothing resembling the AmigaOS in AtheOS other than the window-borders.
BTW: You can replace the boorder-look by writing a plugin to the appserver
so I guess the Amiga look will go away quite soon.

Which is a FAQ from the AtheOS pages. And later in that thread:

Believe me, there is not one thing (except the window border-look) resembling the (classic) AmigaOS in AtheOS ;)

A direct quote from Kurt Skauen.

If we're talking about you, Syllable is hardly *your* OS. Syllable is based on Skauen's work and has a hell of a lot of Vanders in it.

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RE[7]: Amiga?
by Kaj-de-Vos on Mon 16th Apr 2012 14:41 in reply to "RE[6]: Amiga?"
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You're full of ill-willed assumptions. I was talking about Kurt. Nothing you said has disproved that AtheOS was inspired by Amiga OS. This inspiration continues in Syllable. Half of the original Syllable team were Amigans, and we implemented more Amiga inspired features after AtheOS.

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