I believe FreeDOS is not just relegated to Virtualization usage at all. I
run FreeDOS alone on
a 486DX2-66 as a full O/S and it's very useful to run DOS games, test DOS
programs that I write
myself and more!
On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 11:23 AM, Florian Xaver <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > Is the goal to become only a 100 % MS-DOS replacement or also higher
> > goals? Like to become an alternative for desktop end users, a competitor
> > to windows/linux?
>
> We have discussed this frequently :-)
>
> 100% compatiblity with MS-DOS is the goal of FreeDOS 1.x.  But later,
> with 2.x+, there can be other goals.
> Many tools of FreeDOS's distro are better than MS-DOS's and even
> better than the tools of Dr-DOS.
> I don't think that it could be an alternative to windows/linux in all
> parts, but in some (I am using): yes. Mpxplay and QV are examples.
>
> I don't think, that FreeDOS needs a big goal, but my opinion is, that
> the focus of versions of  FreeDOS > 1.x should be to add as many
> featues, with may be exists even now, as possible.
>
> I am afraid that the goal will be "an OS for emulators/virtualizers".
> But it should be more :-)
>
> Bye
>  Flo :-)
>
> >
> > Do you consider big enhancements on the website?
> >
> > Or do you want just to continue all like the current state?
> >
> > Interesting questions to answer.
> >
> > I am asking this because of a upcoming project called nevasca. It's
> > basically about to create a new operating system ("distro"), an
> > alternative to windows/linux. Currently everything is in planing and
> > discussing stage and about to talk with people likely to support the
> > project in any way.
> >
> > The first homepage is http://www.nevasca.co.nr and the forum's website
> > is http://nevascaproject.proboards85.com
> >
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