[Mono-list] SharpOS 0.0.1 Release
alan.mcgovern at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 14:28:05 EST 2008
Before people go off on a huge tangent about how MS are going to steal the
idea, you've already stolen theirs ;)
Still, it's an interesting project.
On Jan 3, 2008 7:23 PM, Daniel Soto <daniel.soto2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm very impresionate... o.O
> And... congratulations, i never guess that C# should be able to build an
> operating system.
> When i get a some of free time, i will try it.
> Hopefully that Sharp OS to become a great project.
> Again, congratulations. And follow the suggestion of Gavin Landon: Be
> careful, because M$ will steal that idea. Take the precautions that
> Best regards.
> 2008/1/2, William Lahti <xfurious at gmail.com>:
> > 'm happy to announce that we have released version 0.0.1 of SharpOS,
> > including our AOT compiler and a basic kernel with an interactive
> > shell. This is a proof of concept release intended to gather
> > awareness, support and participation from community members, so if you
> > are interested in working on this project we encourage you to sign up
> > for our mailing list. For those of you who don't know about SharpOS,
> > it is a project to write an operating system purely in C#, which was
> > actually spawned from the "Operating system in C#" thread on
> > mono-devel-list. Although we don't have object instantiation or meta
> > data embedding in our kernel yet, the release proves clearly that the
> > concept is possible. Our next milestone focuses on supporting managed
> > code in the kernel, as well as using that managed code to improve our
> > current systems as much as possible.
> > Our wiki and project management suite is at http://sharpos.org/. Our
> > file releases area at SourceForge
> > ( http://sourceforge.net/project/platformdownload.php?group_id=196652)
> > contains tarballs and zips with source code, binaries, and disk images
> > for testing. We've also got ISO images for trying SharpOS on real
> > computers (that don't have floppy drives, that is), as well as the
> > usual configurations for Bochs, VMWare, and Virtual PC.
> > And have a wonderful new year everyone!
> > PS: I've had a lot of trouble posting to the list because Postfix says
> > the dates on the email are in the future??
> > --
> > fury
> > long name: William Lahti
> > handle :: fury
> > freenode :: xfury
> > blog :: http://xfurious.blogspot.com/
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