Linked by BloopFloop on Fri 30th Nov 2012 10:35 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation The Register is running a very interesting article by Dominic Connor, telling the insider story about OS/2 1.0/1.1 development in the old days. From the terrible management in IBM, to the hilarious coding practices of Microsoft, there's lots of stuff in here - and it's only part one. "The unholy alliance of IBM and Microsoft unleashed OS/2 25 years ago with a mission to replace Windows, Unix and DOS. Back then, I was a foot-soldier in that war: a contract bug hunter at Big Blue. Here's how I remember it."
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Bring back OS/2
by fithisux on Sat 1st Dec 2012 07:54 UTC
fithisux
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2006-01-22

It is a pitty that OS/2 is not here. Ecommstation is expensive and not very community open. IBM could keep it by replacing parts with ReactOS code.

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RE: Bring back OS/2
by zima on Sat 1st Dec 2012 09:25 in reply to "Bring back OS/2"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

And who will pay for that development? (NVM how it's doubtful ReactOS code would be very useful for that)

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RE[2]: Bring back OS/2
by henderson101 on Tue 4th Dec 2012 09:53 in reply to "RE: Bring back OS/2"
henderson101 Member since:
2006-05-30

The imaginary hordes of OS/2 users waiting for IBM to release the next OS/2 version, obviously! (do I need to put sarcasm/joke tags here, or did you already get my sense of ridicule of the OP?)

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