[ros-dev] New Webserver System
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Thu Sep 1 16:07:56 CEST 2005
This makes it totally perfect for embedded applications like Set-top-boxes or Routers or why not game consoles right?
From: Emanuele Aliberti ea at iol.it
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 06:37:19 +0200
To: ReactOS Development List ros-dev at reactos.com
Subject: Re: [ros-dev] New Webserver System
> Richard Campbell wrote:
> > Well, i don't know about other devs around here, but i don't WANT
> > ReactOS to become another XP.
> > Windows XP typically consumes over a GB of space.
> > Remember NT4? It took between 30 and 100 mb of space depending on
> > features. Windows 95? About 15 MB. If users want additional apps,
> > they can either download them, or use a custom ROS distro that will
> > include such things. The source tree is cluttered enough as it is.
> > ReactOS should only include the basic software that earlier versions
> > shipped with...a notepad clone, possibly a wordpad clone, basic net
> > utils, etc.
> Also the Win32 subsystem is not technically necessary. All Win32 pieces
> could be moved off the main reactos tree and included as optional
> linking them from modules. I proposed it years ago. It is not an easy
> task, though, because setup should know that, if the user asks for no
> personalty at all, it should install none (now win32 is by default in).
> Personalities (win, posix, os2, vms, ...) should come on the cd-rom as
> separate cab files and post install procedures add registry entries,
> create directoryes etc. A no-personality ReactOS will be a really light
> OS, perfect for custom text/graphics boxes (you just need writing an
> entry in the registry for the session manager to start your native
> program, which will be the only user program in the box (excluding the
> sm itself).
> :Emanuele Aliberti
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