[openbeos] Re: Hi from the PetrOS camp.

  • From: DarkWyrm <bpmagic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 16:40:27 -0500

>Fair enough.  However, I can see the OpenBeos project being split into two
>parts that could operate in parallel to complete the project faster and
>allowing for the BeOS API to be po
>of alternative projects which might be more suitable, I'd be interested.
>To answer your other question as to what we'd gain, well we'd gain possibly 
>larger user base than we might get if we stuck to Win32 only, plus it would
>demonstrate that our OS is more powerful than being just a Win32 workalike.
>The design philosophy is of being able to support more than one user API.
>If the idea works well, your project might gain a little momentum and 
>credibility from a commercial point of view by having a commercial developer
>willing to work with you.
>So I guess the answer is "thanks, but no thanks", no?
I'm no kernel jockey, but I think you might be onto something. Would there 
possibly be a way that to somehow work together on this one? We *are* open-
source, after all. Perhaps I just don't understand the situation. My $0.02.


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