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Originally Posted by mofolo Linux? Really?.. People want to go with another Unix Based system!? Come on people, we all know Windows has the greatest amount of Developers out there....
10-13-2008, 02:04 PM #21
10-23-2008, 05:55 AM #22
if (everyone loves Windows)
If I would say I love system I would say Linux (and probably Mac OS when I will learn about it a bit) but never (never x100 here) Windows...iPhone would malfunction with Windows onboard...and there is nothing strange in it...Windows is too buggy to be called OS ]: >
Linux Logo mmm...I have some idea maybe I will do it today ^_^[iPhone@SkyNet]# ./iPhone
[iPhone@SKyNet]# make install
10-24-2008, 01:31 AM #23
11-07-2008, 10:15 AM #24
Moving on, a specialized version of Windows XP such as Windows XP Embedded, which uses MUCH less resources than Mac OSX :*, or perhaps even Windows XP Tablet PC Edition could be used. It MIGHT work with a good deal of work, but due to overwhelming hostility displayed in this thread, I doubt any developers would want to poll us on such a possibility, which would be a great one as it would open up limitless oppurtunites for different programs to be run on our iPhones/iPod Touches.
11-12-2008, 08:11 PM #25
Linux already has a great ARM-based setup (Zaurus and the next version of Palm expected to be *nix-based) and since both iPhoneOS/X and Linux are fairly POSIX compliant programs only need recompiling for cross-platform support (which is good). Android itself seems great as the OS seems to be just as potentially powerful as iPhoneOSX and Linux and has a good SDK with it. I'm not sure, but Android might even be POSIX compliant, making it a good choice for developers wanting to make cross-platform programs.
Last edited by GenesisDH; 11-12-2008 at 08:15 PM.Member of the hackint0sh forums.
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12-13-2008, 10:42 PM #26
id love to run Android OS on my iphone just to see what its like considering apple has so many restrictions >.<