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ReactOS 0.4.0 alpha (Emulation)

posted by Rugxulo(R) Homepage, Usono, 06.03.2016, 01:20

> test today : quite useless..
> usb stack and notepad working (read rtf files)

I didn't use their Notepad, but aren't you thinking of Write or Wordpad?
I just don't remember Notepad supporting .RTF (which format MS considers obsolete anyways, AFAIK).

> paint work only with bmp :( and cause crash..

A lot of things crash, it's still "alpha". Chalk it up to no full-time developers or maybe the complexity of it all (esp. trying to be binary compatible, which is an important but thankless job).

> No internet browser embedded..

That's not quite true, they have a Gecko-based browser that they (still)
call Internet Explorer, but it's very slow. :-|

> The files in my ext3 hdd are not recognized..( i use precise puppy linux)

IIRC, this is the first release to support (read-only) NTFS.

> Seem a good solution , but actually it's unusable also for a basic work..
> maybe in future.

They've accomplished a ton, but yeah, it still needs more work.

 

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