Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Mar 2013 13:07 UTC, submitted by Chris_G
SkyOS The SkyOS website went offline last week following the expiration of its domain name. SkyOS was a thing way, way back in the day, but fizzled out due to disinterest from its lead (and only) developer. It's definitively gone now - I used to have virtually every release from 2.x onwards on discs here, but I threw them all out a few years ago. If you're feeling nostalgic, peruse our SkyOS news archive.
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To be expected.
by moondevil on Mon 18th Mar 2013 14:20 UTC
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Most alternative OS seldom move beyond the hobby status and as such are doomed to fail when their developers move on to something else.

The only reason GNU/Linux and BSD have succeeded is because the big boys saw a way to move away from expensive UNIX contracts while keeping an UNIX compatible environment.

Still, this being an alternative OS web site, it is sad to see this happening.

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