I tried it out briefly. It's an interesting concept, to have an OS with a very unified codebase at the core, and a more tightly controlled organization. My brother tried BeOS back in the day, which I never got around to. Depending on what you use your computer(s) for, Haiku might be a usable experiment for you, though if you depend on your computer for day-to-day work, Haiku might not be the best fit.
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From Nighthawk@VERT/ABUTRE2 to KU2S on Thu Apr 6 11:22:00 2017
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I have it on a VM, ran the earlier iteration, called BeOS on a laptop a couple of years back. Interesting little OS, almost entirely user supported, was very little commercial software released for it. It had potential, but almost all of it unrealized...
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A pity, indeed. Could have a lot of potential due to its speed and reliability.
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From KU2S@VERT/TLCBBS to Nighthawk on Sun Apr 9 19:35:00 2017
N │ -=> KU2S wrote to Nighthawk <=-
N │ KU> I have it on a VM, ran the earlier iteration, called BeOS on a laptop
N │ KU> couple of years back. Interesting little OS, almost entirely user
N │ KU> supported, was very little commercial software released for it. It ha
N │ KU> potential, but almost all of it unrealized...
N │ KU> 73 de KU2S
N │ A pity, indeed. Could have a lot of potential due to its speed and
N │ reliability.
N │ ---
Agreed. There's still a core of users who use and support the software,
but not enough to make it an attractive prospect for commercial software development.
73 de KU2S
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