[Oberon] Re (2): Software Tracking Project

Jörg Straube joerg.straube at iaeth.ch
Wed Jan 31 10:24:46 CET 2018

For ProjectOberon, I decided to try adding the V4 extension to Texts:TextFrames instead of porting the whole S3 Objects to ProjectOberon.


Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Am 31.01.2018 um 10:01 schrieb Treutwein Bernhard <Bernhard.Treutwein at Verwaltung.Uni-Muenchen.DE>:

>>> Aim to incorporate the best of S3 and V4 into V5?
> I think it would be worth any effort
>> V5 was an (in)official name of the 2013 FPGA Oberon System.
> the name is not too important.
> Several good points have been raised in the discussion, but
> Imho, the comparison to Linux fails. It is more like the
> KDE/Gnome concurrency, but with the addition that
> S3 changed the kernel system calls (persistent object
> support implemented in the kernel) whereas V4 extended
> for the same purpose the character set. The split KDE/Gnome
> is on a higher level but would have been similar, if Qt not 
> only introduced an object/message handling layer in C 
> but would have implemented the support for it in the 
> Linux kernel.
> BTW, Ivan Denisovs nice diagram (thanks Chris) is a little bit 
> misleading: S3 is a descendant of V2 and should be in 
> parallel to V4. And more: S3 is is not a dead end (as it
> appears in the diagram, but developed together with yet 
> another Oberon language dialect (Active Oberon) into
> AOS/BlueBottle/A2 ...
> I  am not sure if V4 can run on top of the S3 kernel, but I think 
> it is worth a try. 
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