next great hacker platform

    bane: two great non-commercial software movements

    "there hasn't been a great racing dinghy since the 80s"

lightweight os


    chuck moore, greenarrays, colorforth

    xv6 re-release of sixth edition

    ryanweal coins "everything is an icon" for haiku. Try to categorise OS traditions
    * unix console+shell+editor: developer workstation
    * screen-based program: data entry workhorse
    * 8bit/atari/amiga: messaround
    * ?haiku? data grinder
        # challenges the microsoft access space.
        # perhaps web app space as well
        # could be a vehicle for a SQL challenger