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Meanwhile got his Epson Perfection 610 to scan an image of the BeOS Bible under Haiku (see below)!...
Q1: How old are you and what do you do to pay the bills?
I'm 27 years old and I (together with my girlfriend) have been running a medium sized ISP company in Moscow for the last several years now. Before that I had been working as a support engineer in the very same company where I become pretty familiar with lots of network related quirks - both software and hardware and various user problems. So I usually know what could go wrong and how to fix different problems on user's PCs. But now I'm happy not to communicate much with ordinar users :-) ...
With the shift to online applications, Haiku users now have another alternative for their Office Suite needs. Microsoft announced the availability of their free online Office Suite today. It's immediately available to Live users here. *update - to everyone in the US, UK, Canada, and Ireland...
The donation graphic on our frontpage for the Wifi Encryption Bounty isn't an error! I had to rub my eyes twice when I got the email, and then check PayPal to verify, but today we had a rather large donation and now the fundraising campaign is ~82% complete (>$1600 USD available!).
Hopefully a community developer will follow up on the success of the Wireless Networking Stack and now take on the Wifi Encryption Bounty, as I'm sure the remaining balance will soon be filled. Seems some community members are eager to have this in Haiku
I'm old enough to remember the first big IM app, ICQ. ICQ was around before MSN, before they bundled it with their Operating System, eventually killing ICQ.
" I don't think you can blame Haiku if a 3rd party app doesn't include all needed libs or doesn't mention the needed libs. Of course a reason for that is that most of them aren't maintained anymore and were just grabbed and put up at Haikuware."
The frequent posts by users about why their applications (native or BeOS) won't work under Haiku sickens me. It's really a very simple solution. I outline my thoughts: