En réponse à Jonas Sundstrom <kirilla@xxxxxxxxx>: > "Chuck \"PUP\" Payne" <cepayne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > You know it not my place to speack since I an only an enduser but > > what's > > going on? I felt that lately OpenBeOS is dying. There hasn't been > any > > release since 5.04 back in March of this year. I know you guys want > > to > > re-create the horse but come on is there going to be any think that > > us the > > joe public can play with? > > There's not yet a complete OS for you to download, > (like a bootable CD image) but there's plenty of stuff > to download if you know how to access the code > repository (CVS). It's all source-compatible with BeOS R5, > so you can play with CLI and GUI apps, and try (with caution) > the OBFS filesystem driver, etc. > > OBOS is a clone project (for now), so if you've > got BeOS R5 you -do- have OBOS. Sort of. > > If you want to help, and you've got little or no coding experience, > *test* the apps (CLI and GUI ones) and send quality feedback > (what works/doesn't work, what's different in the OBOS 'listattr' > command from the one in BeOS R5, etc) Sure, like checking if we didn't forget an option, or something (actually I remember reading about 'sysinfo' with a -k option :) You can also pick one and code: http://obos.gravity24hr.com/modules.php?name=CL_Apps http://clapcrest.free.fr/revol/beos/openbeos_bin_commands.html (and be sure to tell the pref team lead so we don't have duplicates :) (not sure this is in the FAQ) > > From what I can tell, quality people are working on the core parts > of OBOS, so don't worry. That's also why you wo'nt see progress for now, since many of the parts worked out currently need to be changed more atomically than just a preferences app, so you'll have to wait a bit longer. François.