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by PurpleGurl
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: my keyboard layout is french but the input is english
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: my keyboard layout is french but the input is english

If you want a colon :, try holding Shift and hitting a semicolon ;.
by PurpleGurl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Language C
Replies: 29
Views: 675

Re: Language C

Generally, your lower level languages are needed for the kernel, but all the stuff you mentioned could be acceptable for user mode stuff, particularly end user apps.
by PurpleGurl
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fanart of ReactOS that absolutely noone asked for but needs
Replies: 12
Views: 10088

Re: Fanart of ReactOS that absolutely noone asked for but needs

I find the self-hosting thing funny in the image.
by PurpleGurl
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Language C
Replies: 29
Views: 675

Re: Language C

Well, the assembly in the kernel is to be not just efficient, but exact, as you are dealing with specific locations, and sometimes you cannot leave it to chance which opcodes are used. C would take more fiddling, but can be done (or use some inline assembly with it). Portability is not an option whe...
by PurpleGurl
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Language C
Replies: 29
Views: 675

Re: Language C

Back to the original question, it is written mostly in C, with some things like parts of the shell that work with com objects written in C++, and parts of the kernel written in assembly.
by PurpleGurl
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Bugs as development target?
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: Bugs as development target?

That's sort of how I see it. If they truly are bugs, then fix them and provide a compatibility option. But if they are simply quirks or undocumented features, then by all means keep them as close to Windows as possible.
by PurpleGurl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Blue Screen crash on VirtualBox
Replies: 12
Views: 12522

Re: Blue Screen crash on VirtualBox

I'd also try one of the latest "nightly" builds. Also, since you reopened a thread someone else started, I'd double-check to see if the BSOD codes are the same. Just because you have a blue screen, it doesn't mean you are both having the same error. It is better to start your own thread and not reop...
by PurpleGurl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: CPU emulation strategies
Replies: 0
Views: 380

CPU emulation strategies

From what I understand, there are 4 emulation strategies. 1. Thunking, CPU switching tricks, etc. This is to trick a similar CPU into running it anyway. This is pretty much what x86 Windows does to a degree from what I understand. 2. Interpretation. This is when each instruction is converted to equi...
by PurpleGurl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wayland gives ReactOS new life?
Replies: 3
Views: 5999

Re: Wayland gives ReactOS new life?

A ReactOS fork may make use of it, but standard build uses ReactOS Explorer as its GUI. I think what he's trying to say is that as more people dislike newer Linux distros because of their GUI, more might try ROS. So ruining a non-Windows alternative to Windows might drive more to want to try an ope...
by PurpleGurl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I wondering
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: I wondering

Same here. I either see 'we' or no subject noun at all. In just a quick scan, I see no "I" anywhere.
by PurpleGurl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Possibilities For NTVDM and other Sub-Systems
Replies: 17
Views: 27058

Re: Possibilities For NTVDM and other Sub-Systems

I never said it did, so I was misunderstood. Most here know I'm a regular fixture. Like I said, I know nothing about the kernel internals of ROS (and Windows) or Linux either one. There is NO comparison there, just a statement of fact, as a standalone statement that I don't know about either one. Al...
by PurpleGurl
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ext JS to React blog series
Replies: 8
Views: 789

Re: Ext JS to React blog series

No, this is not ReactJS. And if we go down that road, then will the Fine Brothers be able to claim they are connected to us next? ;)
by PurpleGurl
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 0.4.11 Testing
Replies: 14
Views: 1847

Re: 0.4.11 Testing

But DirectX only helps in the case of games and similar. It is not the same as the shell. So the Win32 for the stuff in Windows and DirectX/OpenGL for the fullscreen aps....
by PurpleGurl
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: updates integration
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: updates integration

Why would you need an open source OS for Windows? Just run Windows. But I get what you mean, an open source Windows replacement. We are not there yet, but getting there. 1. You could manually copy over files. In that case, you'd need another OS. There is no automated upgrade system, yet. 2. You prob...
by PurpleGurl
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Frederic Laloux "Reinventing Organizations" apply in ReactOS organization?
Replies: 5
Views: 892

Re: Frederic Laloux "Reinventing Organizations" apply in ReactOS organization?

But from what you propose, the "cure" is worse than the "disease," IMHO.

I see nothing constructive in leaving this thread open.