Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Mar 2013 22:39 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives "Last Friday Oliver and I met up to discuss the state of things and how we intend to proceed. The run-time support for package management in Haiku (in the package management branch, of course) is in pretty good shape already. With the system itself and all the third-party software living in packages the system boots and is fully functional."
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RE: Comment by drcouzelis
by v_bobok on Sat 30th Mar 2013 09:12 UTC in reply to "Comment by drcouzelis"
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I like it. Mixes *nix and Mac approach to it in the right way.

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RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis
by Coxy on Sat 30th Mar 2013 12:36 in reply to "RE: Comment by drcouzelis"
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I like it. Mixes *nix and Mac approach to it in the right way.


You mean *nix and RISC OS's approach

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RE[3]: Comment by drcouzelis
by zima on Sun 31st Mar 2013 13:44 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis"
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2005-07-06

IIRC, NextStep (yeah, I probably got the capitalisation wrong :p ) had it at around the same time as RISC OS. And NextStep 1. was probably more influential 2. lives on as MacOS.

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RE[3]: Comment by drcouzelis
by v_bobok on Mon 1st Apr 2013 09:44 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis"
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I'm not familiar with RISC, so I couldn't possibly comment.

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RE[3]: Comment by drcouzelis
by moondevil on Tue 2nd Apr 2013 06:37 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis"
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2005-07-08

Not sure about RISC OS, but if you mean the ability to run everything from the same directory, that used to be the way back then with any OS.

MS-DOS, Atari ST, Mac OS, Amiga

Only with Windows did the installers got into the habit of putting files everywhere.

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