[Coco] obscure programming languages was Re: books
cocolist at invigorated.org
Sun Dec 2 13:01:23 EST 2007
Rod Barnhart wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2007 12:26 PM, Manny <cocolist at invigorated.org> wrote:
>> OS/2 is still a part of Win XP. I just wish OS/2 would have made it. It
>> was a much better OS than Microsoft's alternative. If it was still
>> around (as it was in the past), I'd still be using it...
> It is, it's just pretty obscure these day. I ran across a new offering
> not too long ago under a different name. A quick google shows that
> it's now sold as eComStation by a company called Serenity Systems.
Yeah, I believe IBM sold OS/2 to them a few years ago. But I wouldn't
buy it now. I'm to deeply entrenched with Linux to be bothered with it.
If I can ever get back home, I'll grab my OS/2 Warp 4 CDs and get them
in a virtual session with either VirtualBox or VMWare.
Heh - I remember doing everything for my year of college in OS/2. I
don't think it crashed once despite how much I played with the drivers
to get them 'just right'. :)
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