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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Alessandro)

Tue, 2014-08-26 09:45
/Has it occurred to you (or Sia) that many BeOS/Haiku users use it simply because they don't want to use Linux?/ For what it matter, I agree with Apollo: I've switched to Haiku because I was frustrated by Linux and it looked like Haiku was undertaking the right path (in my opinion). ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (that way)

Tue, 2014-08-26 09:45
From: Dee Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx I hate when people try to devalue a particular OS ecosystem by trying to turn that OS into something else. stop hating so much apollo :) nobody is trying to turn haiku into anything. what we have here is a separate, if related, attempt to get a beos clone up and running with drivers, quickly. no need for crazy conspiracy theories. It doesn't matter what userland you wrap it in, it's still Linux. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Dee Sharpe)

Tue, 2014-08-26 09:45
I hate when people try to devalue a particular OS ecosystem by trying to turn that OS into something else. Has it occurred to you (or Sia) that many BeOS/Haiku users use it simply because they don't want to use Linux? It's plainly obvious that his goal is to get his work to eventually replace the current kernel. Yeh, it might be tons of work that he's doing, but it's work that would eventually turn this project into something other than what it is now. If he really cared about Haiku, his solution would improve the current kernel drivers, not replace them. Would you be so calm while the future of Haiku is in the balance? Not only Haiku, but all other alternative OSes. Do you remember Be Inc.'s motto? Don't just THINK different, BE different. Linux is ...
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[haiku-development] Re: Qustion of the packagemanagment system. (pulkomandy)

Tue, 2014-08-26 09:45
On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 12:57:02PM +0200, Fredrik Modéen wrote: 2014-08-24 09:35 skrev pulkomandy: Hi, You should put the package in home/config/packages. If there is a problem with it, the package manager will tell you using a BNotification or an error window. You can also check the syslog to see when it becomes active. Thanks that worked :). Problem now are that it says the package are not installable. The syslog don't say anyting. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (that way)

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:45
you need to calm down Apollo. sia is offering to do tons of work. what if it turns out great? isn't that of benefit to the beos community? if not, then we move on. this doesn't affect the current Haiku project at all except spending some time on this thread. -------- Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 1:11 PM From: Dee Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:45
On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Dee Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: Until you show actual results, this is nothing more than an embrace extend strategy -copied from Microsoft implemented poorly. Apollo Demetrious Sharpe Embrace and extend? I'm doing an open source *alternative*, what the heck ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:45
On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Ryan Leavengood leavengood@xxxxxxxxx wrote: Lastly while I know a long-time goal of Haiku has been to be a complete, integrated system, it is also just smart engineering to not overly couple (as in coupling) the major parts of the system. If we can make it so that a Haiku userland can run on a few kernels, that would be a net benefit. People could choose which system to use and which system to work on, and if in the end the Linux kernel version became most popular (probably for pragmatic reasons), then so be it, ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Dee Sharpe)

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:45
On Aug 24, 2014, at 4:46 AM, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: Why not take advantage of that, and get usb3 and hardware accelerated graphics while you're at it? BTW, there're far more impressive Unix hardware accelerated graphics stacks than what Linux is offering, so don't act as if this project would be receiving the Crown Jewels. I'm not ignorant of the Unix world. My background is Solaris FreeBSD. I see this for what it really is -the Linux mindset that the Linux kernel should replace every other kernel on the planet because it's just that good. Well, it's ok, but it doesn't fit every case you Linux guys need to get ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:45
You're making big claims based on Linux running in a Linux setup executing Linux software. Show us Linux running in a Haiku setup executing Haiku software. Will do. Sia. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Tue, 2014-08-26 01:45
On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 11:45 AM, A. D. Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: On 8/22/2014 1:08 PM, Sia Lang wrote: On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:51 PM, A. D. Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: You know, I probably have no right to comment on this, but I'm sick of people trying to divert the development of other alternative operating ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Dee Sharpe)

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:45
On Aug 24, 2014, at 4:46 AM, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 11:52 AM, A. D. Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: On 8/22/2014 11:10 PM, Thomas Mueller wrote: If such a bastardized (?) Haiku on Linux kernel (Laiku?) were available for download, I might well try it, if it could run from a USB stick or GPT hard-drive partition. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: Qustion of the packagemanagment system. (Fredrik Modéen)

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:45
2014-08-24 09:35 skrev pulkomandy: Hi, You should put the package in home/config/packages. If there is a problem with it, the package manager will tell you using a BNotification or an error window. You can also check the syslog to see when it becomes ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Mon, 2014-08-25 21:45
On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 11:52 AM, A. D. Sharpe demetrioussharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: On 8/22/2014 11:10 PM, Thomas Mueller wrote: If such a bastardized (?) Haiku on Linux kernel (Laiku?) were available for download, I might well try it, if it could run from a USB stick or GPT hard-drive partition. There would be the feeling that if it were on a Linux kernel, I might ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (A. D. Sharpe)

Mon, 2014-08-25 21:45
On 8/22/2014 11:10 PM, Thomas Mueller wrote: If such a bastardized (?) Haiku on Linux kernel (Laiku?) were available for download, I might well try it, if it could run from a USB stick or GPT hard-drive partition. There would be the feeling that if it were on a Linux kernel, I might prefer a non-Haiku/BeOS interface. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (A. D. Sharpe)

Mon, 2014-08-25 21:45
On 8/22/2014 1:08 PM, Sia Lang wrote: On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:51 PM, A. D. Sharpe wrote: You know, I probably have no right to comment on this, but I'm sick of people trying to divert the development of other alternative operating systems turn them into yet another Unix ...