Linked by telns on Thu 14th Feb 2013 21:26 UTC
SGI and IRIX Firefox 3.0.19 is being beta tested on IRIX. Yeah, I know, Firefox 3.x is really old. But this is a big deal for IRIX users, who have been stuck on Firefox 2.0.22 for years. With this breakthrough, I expect to see 3.5 or 3.6 follow soon. Not sure how much more recent than that can be accomplished.
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Comment by marcp
by marcp on Mon 18th Feb 2013 09:23 UTC
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Because it's so cool to work on old, clunky, outdated piece of code, like Solaris, IRIX, AIX, HP-UX OS ...

Why not PDP-11? that would be even more retro. Custom OS, custom hardware. Yeah!

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