[NTLK] [OT] Haiku - Database File System

From: L.W. Brown <lwb_at_mac.com>
Date: Thu Feb 12 2009 - 01:12:05 EST

| BeOS Successor Haiku Keeps the Faith |
| from the still-want-a-be-box-led-meter dept. |
| posted by timothy on Wednesday February 11, @17:00 (Be) |
| http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/02/11/219206 |
[0]kokito writes "OSNews managing editor [1]Thom Holwerda reviews
[2]Haiku, the open source successor of the Be operating system.
to the review, Haiku [3]faithfully/successfully replicates the BeOS user
experience and 'personality,' boasting very short boot times, the same
recognizable but modernized GUI using [4]antialiasing for fonts and all
vector graphics as well as [5]vector icons, a file system with support
for metadata-based queries (OpenBFS) and support for the BeAPI,
considered by some the cleanest programming API ever. The project has
also recently [6]released a native GCC 4.3.3 tool chain, clearing the
for bringing up-to-date ports of multi-platform apps such as Firefox and
VLC, and making it easier to work on Haiku ports in general." (More

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     0. mailto:kokitomare@gmail.com
     1. http://www.osnews.com/user/uid:5/
     2. http://www.haiku-os.org/
     3. http://www.osnews.com/story/20951/BeOS_Lives_Haiku_Impresses
     4. http://www.haiku-os.org/blog/andrej_spielmann/2008-07-23/sub_pixel_antialiasing_report_2_gsoc
     5. http://www.haiku-os.org/documents/dev/why_haiku_vector_icons_are_so_small
     6. http://www.haiku-os.org/news/2009-01-31/haiku_finally_gets_a_native_gcc4_full_story_inside

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