Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Apr 2012 22:00 UTC, submitted by koki
BeOS & Derivatives "Ultimately, Haiku represents a different way of viewing your personal computer. If you think that software shouldn't be riddled with bugs and incompatibilities and inefficiencies, if you hate being forced to swap out your hardware and software every few years because 'upgrades' have rendered them obsolete, and if you find that the idea of using an operating system that's fast, responsive, and simple is refreshingly novel and appealing, then maybe, just maybe, Haiku is for you." What fascinates me the most is that Haiku's not working on a tablet version. How delightfully quaint.
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There isn't any DOS legacy left in windows 7. If there is, what is it and why does it present a problem?

I would think that the last that legacy was removed as windows was brought into a 64 bit architecture. I loved BeOS too back in the day.. but it is the one stuck in legacy mode now being 32 bit in a 64 bit world. 64 bit mode had a much bigger speed boost for X86 users over PowerPC because x86 had few registers. Haiku could probably get 20% faster with clean 64-bit code.

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