Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Apr 2013 22:44 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Almost exactly three years ago, I wrote about why OSNews was no longer OSNews: the alternative operating system scene had died, and OSNews, too, had to go with the times and move towards reporting on a new wave of operating systems - mobile, and all the repercussions that the explosion of smartphones and tablets have caused. Still, I was wondering something today: why aren't we seeing alternative operating systems on mobile?
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RE: Comment by TempleOS
by Delgarde on Wed 17th Apr 2013 02:06 UTC in reply to "Comment by TempleOS"
Delgarde
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2008-08-19

Did a C64 have permissions?


I don't know why you keep mentioning the C64. It was a great machine in the eighties, and like many, I learned to program on one.

But the eighties were a long time ago now. The world has moved on, and such a system really isn't useful for very much anymore.

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RE[2]: Comment by TempleOS
by TempleOS on Wed 17th Apr 2013 02:24 in reply to "RE: Comment by TempleOS"
TempleOS Member since:
2013-04-03

"Did a C64 have permissions?


I don't know why you keep mentioning the C64. It was a great machine in the eighties, and like many, I learned to program on one.

But the eighties were a long time ago now. The world has moved on, and such a system really isn't useful for very much anymore.
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You're in denial if you think Linux is better than Windows. The market is always right and only losers don't agree.

Linux is a 1970's mainframe operating system who's pathetic cultists have been deluded thinking they will conquer the desktop world. Normal people don't want permissions. Embrace your nerdinest and leave normal people alone.

My operating system is not deluded. It's a secondary operating system for fun programming. I thought Linux would be fun because it was open source. The source is awful. No Linux people actually look at it -- it's so awful. It's a failed promise.

My operating system is for people who really care about open source, not freeloader scumbags who care about $200. Who the heck cares about $200 or $300 dollars for an operating system? Mine's free, but it's just stupid to care about $300 dollars.

Edited 2013-04-17 02:27 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by TempleOS
by rain on Wed 17th Apr 2013 10:41 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by TempleOS"
rain Member since:
2005-07-09

Linux is a 1970's mainframe operating system who's pathetic cultists have been deluded thinking they will conquer the desktop world. Normal people don't want permissions. Embrace your nerdinest and leave normal people alone.


I actually think that regular people want permissions, they just don't want to bother with them.
But I agree that Linux & friends taking over the desktop was a far fetched idea considering how badly designed it was for the purpose.
Maybe if all those people had put all that effort effort into something like Haiku things would look different today.

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