[openbeos] Re: MIPS32 port for GSoC

  • From: "Jonas Sundström" <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 22:47:22 +0100 CET

"Niklas Nisbeth" <noisetonepause@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Great point. I have mixed feelings about the PS3 - they should sell 
> it
> under a different name with more RAM and call it the next-generation
> PC/workstation, I think - but it's an obvious target, in that it's
> here in volume and has some very interesting features. Haiku might be
> able to draw in a very exciting crowd of geeks if we got this 
> working,
> too... though I suppose buying PS3s for all the devs might be a bad
> move in the short term:)

Hehe.. :)
> > > I'd welcome anything that moved Haiku closer to
> > > running on my SGI O2, though...
> it is 10 years old, mind. It's not an obvious target though, 
> unless Haiku wants to be the next the NetBSD... The SGI-
> specific firmware would mean a lot of work that wouldn't
> really benefit anywhere else.

Agreed. The SGI workstations, while beautiful, are probably
better left to a Unix. I suppose people interested in them are
most likely to run some unix.

Being the next NetBSD is nothing to be ashamed of IMO, 
on the contrary, but I don't see that happening with Haiku.

/Jonas Sundström.

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