Modern Minimalism (Was: Future Computing Trends)

From: Max Eskin <>
Date: Fri Feb 20 17:52:26 1998

Well, I can't download anything right now, but another small thing
like that is the NeoDesktop at It seems to
descend from GEOS. It won't fit on a floppy, but is cool anyway.
>To: "Discussion re-collecting of classic computers"
>Subject: Modern Minimalism (Was: Future Computing Trends)
>At 02:46 PM 2/20/98 PST, you wrote:
>>and ran it fine when it had 8MB. Visual Basic and IE4 (I don't use
>>it regulary, Opera at is much better: 1MB
>If you think that's cool, you need to check out what they are doing
with QNX:
>QNX is a very small micro-kernel OS that has the look of Windows 95,
>builtin TCP/IP networking, a notepad, a few other little doodads, and
>top it off, a fully functional HTML 3.2 compliant web browser. Also
>supports graphics modes up to 1024x768 in millions of colors.
>Okay, not amazing enough for you already? How about if I told you it
>ran off a 1.44mb floppy disk? Hmmmm? :)
>Everyone owes to themselves to go grab this FREE (yes, FREE) OS and try
>for themselves.
>-John Higginbotham-

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