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[REBOL] Re: Rebol & Linux

From: petr::krenzelok::trz::cz at: 4-Feb-2002 8:43

Charles wrote:
> .... Since Mandrake is, fundamentally, RedHat+. There are, of course, a > billion options out there. Now that we got a CD-RW drive hooked into our > broadband box, I'm going to try downloading every one I can which has an ISO > and burn it for testing. BeOS, if you're interested, runs within the > WIndows file system - no need for a partition, just execute a shortcut on > your desktop, and it reboots your system into BeOS 5. QNX RTP 6 works > similarly, but there's no /View for QNX, and the RT people seem pretty > adamant about NOT having /View for QNX (I believe the reason I was given was > "until we can be assured it would be commercially viable).
And that is something I really don't understand. RT has to have possible /Pro sales in mind, or I just don't understand it, as /View itself is free (at least for non-commercial usage) ...
> Granted, they > aren't Linux, but they're Unix variants, which are inherently GUI. (QNX can > be booted into console instead of GUI. QNX supports far less hardware than, > say, BeOS.)
eh? Let's state facts: - QNX supports far more hw than BeOS ( ) - QNX is far more better established in embedded market - BeOS is dead (the future of any free BeOS alternative is uncertain yet ...) -pekr-