Original text by Dave Mark, MacTech, January 1997.

Bryan Cantrill on interviewing at Be, Inc. (perhaps with Dominic Giampolo?) and inadvertently buying a VFS architecture at the Be bankruptcy auction.

Apple wouldn’t have gone OS shopping if Copland had worked out.

CodeWarrior for BeOS was a thing.

Naturally, IBM made the most use of their System Object Model.

Menu Tasking Enabler for MacOS might have been preserved on MacFormat cover disc #4.

BeOS, it’s The OS (5038). (Try it in a mirror.) Also from the Cotton Squares: Standing in the Death Car.

Ivan Richwalski walks you through the BeBox, a few funny BeOS APIs, and BFS metadata indexing and queries.

BeOS lives.

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