Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Jan 2014 11:16 UTC, submitted by andymc
OSNews, Generic OSes

We report regularly about Visopsys - one of the few hobby operating systems that survived where virtually all the others (SkyOS, Syllable, etc.) died out. They've got a new website, which seems like a nice occasion to give it some attention again.

The bulk of Visopsys is a fully multitasking, 100% protected mode, virtual-memory, massively-monolithic-style kernel. Added to this is a bare-bones C library and a minimal suite of applications - together comprising a small but reasonably functional operating system which can operate natively in either graphical or text modes. Though it's been in continuous development for a number of years, realistically the target audience remains limited to operating system enthusiasts, students, and assorted other sensation seekers.

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RE[5]: Comment by charlieg
by Athlander on Mon 20th Jan 2014 16:46 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by charlieg"
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BTW, for the usefulness of "a life", I mesure that by how many other lifes it impacts. If you make the life of millions easier, then you have succeeded in your life. I don't mesure that by how much it has helped me only improve.

I think that's quite a disturbing philosophy.

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RE[6]: Comment by charlieg
by boulabiar on Mon 20th Jan 2014 22:42 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by charlieg"
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disturbing ? why ?
it's even an evolutionary fact..

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