reic0024 at d.umn.edu
Sat Aug 11 03:58:11 UTC 2001
On Friday, August 10, 2001, at 03:55 PM, John Hinsley wrote:
> Alan Grimes wrote:
>>>> DOS is, unquestionably, the best OS in existance TODAY.
>>> Uhh... that´s not what most people who know a litle bit about such
>>> things would say... (actually, from Computer Science perspective it´s
>>> pretty bad).
>> Its miraculous that every other OS I've seen manages to be even worse,
>> often much much worse.
>> Here's a top 5 list:
>> 1. DOS
>> 2. Minix
>> 3. Mac OS
>> 4. QNX
>> 5. BeOS
> Interesting that all the OSs you mention (with the exception of Mac OS
> -- wonder how much longer they'll continue to support that?) have pretty
> much made it into oblivion. BeOS struggles on, and I hear that Caldera
> (or a branch of Caldera) are still doing some interesting stuff with
> DRDOS, but really......
Heh. The best part of this is that Mac OS may only be the one to last
much longer, but is one of the poorest design on that list, internally
that is. Second in poor design to only DOS. ;)
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