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  Haiku (operating system) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Haiku, formerly known as OpenBeOS, is an open source project dedicated to the re-creation and continuation of the Be Operating System on x86 and PowerPC based computers.
Haiku's kernel is a fork of NewOS, a modular kernel written by former Be engineer Travis Geiselbrecht and is currently under heavy development.
Haiku aims to be compatible with BeOS at both the source and binary level, allowing software written and compiled for BeOS to compile and run without modification on Haiku.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Haiku_(operating_system)   (1028 words)

 Haiku (operating system) - TheBestLinks.com - OpenBeOS, API, BeOS, Intellectual property, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Haiku, formerly known as OpenBeOS, is an open-source project dedicated to the recreation, followed by the extension, of the Be Operating System.
Haiku was originally named OpenBeOS when it was founded in 2001, but it was thought that a new name should be chosen to avoid any possible lawsuit with Palm, Inc., who aquired Be's intellectual property and technology assets (including the BeOS source code) in 2001.
However, the most important stages of the operating system, the kernel and graphics server are, whilst working, not yet ready for public use.
www.thebestlinks.com /OpenBeOS.html   (303 words)

 NewOS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NewOS is a free, in development, operating system with full source code available, along with periodic binary snapshots.
It is loosely based on concepts gleaned from BeOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, Windows NT, and other reasonably modern operating systems.
NewOS was forked and now forms the base of the Haiku (formerly OpenBeOS) operating system, which seeks to create a BeOS-compatible operating system in an open source format.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NewOS   (144 words)

 Haiku/Introduction - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
The computer was called the BeBox, and it and its operating system, the BeOS, were first presented at Agenda 95 in October, 1995.
Haiku poems are simple and elegant, and that is what the Haiku Operating System also strives to be.
The goal of Haiku is to be source and binary compatible to BeOS 5.0, and then extend it further to new areas.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Haiku/Introduction   (551 words)

 SonicBreakdown: Wikipedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Haiku (俳句) is one of the most important modes of Japanese poetry, a late 19th century revision by Masaoka Shiki of the old hokku, the opening verse of a linked verse form, haikai no renga.
Because the term haiku was popularized by Shiki only at the end of the 19th century, scholars are unanimous that it is technically incorrect to label hokku by pre-Shiki poets "haiku", a common practice in the 20th century.
In addition to the spread of haiku of one kind or another, the late 20th century also witnessed the surprising revival in English of the old hokku tradition, providing a continuation in spirit of pre-Shiki verse through adaptation to the English language and a wider geographic context.
www.sonicbreakdown.com /wikiSearch.do?title=Haiku   (2553 words)

 Studio-33 :: What is BeOS
Haiku is an opensource attempt to recreate BeOS R5 and extend it from there.
Haiku's kernel is a fork of NewOS, a microkernel written by former Be engineer Travis Geiselbrecht and is currently under heavy development.
The system works on the principle of clients and servers, where clients are usually applications and the servers are system objects such as the media_server, the net_server, the app_server, and so on.
www.xs4all.nl /~pmlans/studio-33/html/articles/What_is_beos.html   (3032 words)

 Operating systems, freeware and commercial; Freebyte's Guide to
OpenBSD is a free, open-source, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like Operating System.
Nachos is an educational operating system simulator used for undergraduate, and potentially graduate, level operating systems courses.
BOS is a 32-bit Operating System where everything has full hardware access and no protection, no multitasking, no paging, etc. It's meant to be like a modern DOS, useful for development of small games or apps that requires hardware control.
www.freebyte.com /operatingsystems   (2957 words)

Everyone on the team knows that the foremost goal for Haiku R1 is to develop and release an operating system that recreates the BeOS R5 experience as closely as possible.
The purpose of GE is to explore and prototype improvements for Haiku R2 and beyond.
Of course, Haiku will be able to read from and write to other partitions using any file system for which a driver has been provided.
www.haiku-os.org /learn.php?mode=faq_normal   (2664 words)

 Haiku News ~ The Front Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As was pointed out to me on Haiku's IRC channel, GNU Parted 1.70 now supports BeOS, thanks to the work of Ithamar Adema.
Those with good memories might remember the the two previous instances of Waltercon were announced either preliminarily or fully by around this time in the years they were being held.
But Haiku project leader Michael Phipps has posted to the Haiku mailing list looking for suggestions as to this years event.
www.haikunews.org   (781 words)

Some consider that a haiku must also combine two different images, be written in present tense, have a focus on description and have a pause (the kireji or cutting word) at the end of either the first or second line.
The traditional haiku poet usually focused on nature although modern poets have the urban setting as their venue.
Haiku Circus (http://www.haikucircus.com/) Drawings and pseudo-haiku poetry combine to form a clever comic strip.
www.dailyhaiku.com /whatarehaiku.php   (621 words)

 BeOS - Patrick Lafarguette's Internet site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
BeOS is the operating system created by the company Be, Inc. The development of this system ceased since the sale of the totality of the intellectual property of Be to Palm.
The most recent version of this operating system is the 5.0.3, available in version PRO Edition or PE.
Haiku is for me the most interesting project.
patrick.lafarguette.free.fr /en/beos   (360 words)

 Strategic News Service - Member's Gallery
In that role he was responsible for managing work on key technologies leading to the development of Microsoft Corp.'s interactive TV system and authored a number of patents in areas such as data compression, networking.
During his tenure at CMU, Rick developed the Mach multiprocessor operating system, which has been influential in the design of many modern operating systems and remains at the core of a number of commercial systems.
Rick was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in 2003 for his work in operating systems and for innovation in industrial research.
www.tapsns.com /gallery.php?mode=profile&galleryid=3650   (423 words)

 Unix the best operating system
Many are the operating system Unix-like, someone is commercial, as Solaris, others are free as Linux.
All Unix-like systems share a common model, then is easy to port software from a platform to an other.
If you never had used a Unix-like system and you are bored for many reboot, if you think that your data are important, I think now is time to use a Unix-like system.
digilander.libero.it /bunix/en_ind.html   (236 words)

googling "haiki" get "Haiku is one of the most important form of traditional japanese poetry" http://www.toyomasu.com/haiku/#whatishaiku the rest.
Considering that Haiku's competition has names like "Windows", "MacOS" and "Linux" I don't think that the name is at all out of place.
Haiku is wonderful and goes well with the history and character of BeOS.
www.osnews.com /comment.php?news_id=7423   (692 words)

 YellowBites - BeOS/Zeta
An operating system is a complex framework of software that serves as an environment for applications (like a Web Browser) to run on.
On BeOS, it is simple to do things that are very complicated or impossible on other systems, like putting your hard drive into another computer with completely different hardware and still being able to boot the operating system as if nothing happened.
The goal of Haiku is to offer a complete replacement of BeOS R5 in open source form, so that the system can be maintained and improved upon by independent developers throughout the world.
www.yellowbites.com /beos.html   (762 words)

 [ BeOS ] - operating systems - www.operating-system.org
However the free variant is limited to a 512 MByte virtual partition in one image file for the operating system installation and further files.
This project has the goal to develop an Desktop operating system that does not need administration, is simply to use, open source, with high performance even on older computers, made possible complex applications and is exciting in use.
This operating system is based on the Linux Kernel and the XFree86 server for graphic functions.
www.operating-system.org /betriebssystem/_english/bs-beos.htm   (1043 words)

 Open Directory - Computers: Software: Operating Systems: Microkernel: Open Source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Apostle - Free microkernel operating system for i386 architecture, built on Gemini Nucleus, coded in C. Seeks to provide well-designed alternate to extant OSs; goal: create an OS that works because it is appropriate and effective for its users.
JTMOS - Operating system aimed at OS developers and users who are very advanced at using computers generally; microkernel, multitasking, multithreaded, some garbage collection.
Programmers Operating SYStem: POSYS - To be simple 32-bit multitasking microkernel using all security features of x86 processors, able to load and execute modules for: MS Win32 (32-bit PE, EXE; dynamic link libraries, DLLs), Linux (ELF, a.out).
dmoz.org /Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Microkernel/Open_Source   (483 words)

 Haiku Development Blog: October 2005
If you have tried out Haiku and compiled some stuff or just redirected some shell output to a file, you undoubtedly are aware that this takes ages on the current system.
In Haiku, we introduce the concept of a sub transaction: you can start a transaction in the context of the current transaction, and then abort only the sub transaction instead of the whole thing.
As soon as you mount a dirty volume with the wrong operating system, chances are that blocks are written in random order to your hard drive, and thus, corrupting the file system - as Haiku currently crashes rather often, you get into this situation faster than you'd like.
axeld.blogspot.com /2005_10_01_axeld_archive.html   (3396 words)

 BeOS: Multitasking like you've never seen before
The Be operating system multitasks better than any other personal computer operating system.
You don't lose any of your own files and the operating system is cleansed in a short time.
Operations always work the same way, but you are never forced to do crazy things with the mouse to get something done.
aroundcny.com /technofile/texts/tec071600.html   (1142 words)

 Microsoft Windows and other operating systems
Unlike commercial operating systems, which are usually controlled in every detail by a single company, Linux has a standard consistent core (called the "kernel") around which many varieties (known as "distributions") have been produced by various companies and organisations.
RISC OS is the operating system of the former Acorn line of computers (best known in the UK), which has been revived and updated for faster performance and to meet current OS standards (e.g.
It is a Unix-like operating system being developed as a long-term project by the Free Software Foundation to offer a fully-free alternative to the commercial and BSD versions of Unix.
microsoft.toddverbeek.com /os.html   (2228 words)

 Mangajin Online Magazine e-Zine; Humorous Haiku   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
First submitted to us by Mary Hesterman, these are alleged to have been created by Sony for a new operating system.
While haiku were traditionally written about nature or the changing seasons, senryu began as observations of people, human nature, or society.
The 5 - 7 - 5 pattern is the same as haiku, and to the uninitiated the distinction might seem tenuous, but for practical purposes, if it's humorous, it's senryu.
www.mangajin.com /ezine/Haiku/Haiku.htm   (257 words)

 What Is New : An update on the Microsoft Haiku project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The problem with their operating system is not the hardwares price it is due to MS directing the hardware people in the form factor.
If hardware companies made a computer using this operating system that was about 3.5 inches by 7.5 inches and under 1" inch thick that had a touch type keyboard; price would not be a factor.
Haiku is the next generation, which is a future and unreleased product.
www.whatisnew.com /blogs/dailynews/archive/2006/06/08/9576.aspx   (605 words)

 the spoon microkernel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A stable and efficient microkernel with clearly defined interfaces which provide all the necessary functions needed to build a modern and complete operating system on top.
Promote the development of skills and interest in operating system development around the world.
I'm interested in meeting other people who are developing their own operating systems and kernels.
www.djm.co.za /spoon   (98 words)

 Haiku Bounties » Blog Archive » Future donations not ‘Taxed’   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Of course, donating all of it to Haiku would still be a perfectly good thing to do with it.
Haiku Bounties could either end up being a flash-in-the-pan kind of thing where all of the money collected is given by default to HAIKU, INC.’s general fund, OR, it could turn into an effective way catalyze progress in targetted areas of the Haiku operating system.
One one hand, Haiku Bounties is not only a good idea, it’s a good idea that’s been validated by raking in more than a thousand dollars in a short period of time.
s89161082.onlinehome.us /index.php/2006/05/22/future-donations-taxed   (1342 words)

 BeOS - CompWisdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
BeOS is an operating system on the level of Windows 98 and Mac OS that runs on PowerPC and Intel processors.
BeOS is an operating system designed from the ground up to include all of the latest technologies available to desktop and network operating systems.
Computer operating system developed by Be Inc, a company founded in the USA in 1990 by French-born Jean-Louis Gassée, head of research and development and manufacturing at Apple from 1985 to 1990.
www.compwisdom.com /topics/BeOS   (3323 words)

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