[Oberon] Status quo?

John Drake jmdrake_98 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 15 00:26:55 MET 2007

--- "René A. Krywult" <rene.krywult at aon.at> wrote:

> The answer to all your questions probably depends on
> what hardware/OS you want to use.
> The Blackbox component Framework (availlable at
> www.oberon.ch) operates under Windows, is
> OpenSource, has a community and is also used
> commercially, for instance. 
> System Bluebottle is, AFAIK, not used commercially,
> and I think the same goes for Oberon System. I could
> be wrong though. 
> GPCP may be used commercially, though frankly I
> don't know. 
> Rene
> ===========================
> René A. Krywult
> http://deutsch.fairlds.org

I believe Dan Parnete is using it commercially.
(Correct me if I'm wrong Dan).  I've recently
developed a survey program using the built in
XML database system that will soon be used in
an actual grant.  While I guess that's not
technically "commercial" I did get paid to
do it.  (I'll release the code when it's

As to the other questions, BlueBottle development
is currently driven mostly by the accademics
although the source is freely available.  There's
just currently no really good way to fold your
changes/improvements back into the system.


John M. Drake

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