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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Hmm...
by Novan_Leon on Mon 18th Mar 2013 15:42 UTC
Novan_Leon
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2005-12-07

I'm just brainstorming here, but I wonder if Robert would consider a Kickstarter (or similar) project to sponsor releasing the SkyOS source code? I know the project had some pretty adamant fans. If he could make $10-grand-or-so off the project, I don't know why he'd decline the opportunity to make a little cash and keep his fans happy at the same time.

Then again, maybe it's not worth the effort.

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RE: Hmm...
by Chris_G on Mon 18th Mar 2013 18:47 in reply to "Hmm..."
Chris_G Member since:
2012-10-25

That's a really good idea. I paid for the beta and would absolutely chip in some more money to see the project survive in one form or another.

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RE[2]: Hmm...
by darknexus on Mon 18th Mar 2013 21:50 in reply to "RE: Hmm..."
darknexus Member since:
2008-07-15

That's a really good idea. I paid for the beta and would absolutely chip in some more money to see the project survive in one form or another.

That's a mentality I don't understand. You paid and were never given a finished product, so you'd be willing to pay yet more for an unfinished system?

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