Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Jun 2015 07:16 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes

TempleOS is somewhat of a legend in the operating system community. Its sole author, Terry A. Davis, has spent the past 12 years attempting to create a new operating from scratch. Terry explains that God has instructed him to construct a temple, a 640x480 covenant of perfection. Unfortunately Terry also suffers from schizophrenia, and has a tendency to appear on various programming forums with a burst of strange, paranoid, and often racist comments. He is frequently banned from most forums.

This combination of TempleOS's amateurish approach and Terry's unfortunate outbursts have resulted in TempleOS being often regarded as something to be mocked, ignored, or forgotten. Many people have done some or all of those things, and it's understandable why.

You really have no excuse to not read this article.

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This.
by spudley99 on Tue 9th Jun 2015 08:17 UTC
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This.

This kind of article is why I've got space for OSNews in my rss feeds.

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RE: This.
by aphistic on Tue 9th Jun 2015 21:41 in reply to "This."
aphistic Member since:
2005-07-07

Yes, exactly! I remember when I used to enjoy coming to OSNews to get... OS news. It was a great site to come and see news (such as http://www.osnews.com/story/1385/Comparing-MenuetOS-SkyOS-and-AtheO...) about all the alternative/hobby operating systems out there and the new ideas (or rehashed ideas) people were experimenting with or find out about new projects.

These days, though, it's a lot of news I'd find on any other tech blog with an OS post once in awhile.

Please, Thom, bring back the old OSNews!

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RE[2]: This.
by Kochise on Wed 10th Jun 2015 05:35 in reply to "RE: This."
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2006-03-03

Perhaps because there is little news to be told about these alternative OSes, mostly developed as a hobby.

Main OSes : Windows, OS X, Linux (and distros) + mobile
Medium OSes : OS/2, NetBSD, FreeBSD, Genode, WebOS, QNX, ...
Alt OSes : MonaOS, SkyOS, Sylable, Morphos, ...
Old OSes : Workbench, TOS, Geos, DOS, ...

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