Jules Richardson julesrichardsonuk at
Wed Dec 14 07:55:33 CST 2005

Madcrow Maxwell wrote:
> GEM was in fact developed by DR (Digita Research) and when DR got
> bought by Caldera, it became free software. Not "open source for
> non-commercial use" like CP/M or DR-DOS, but actual GPL software.
> Consequently, it has been developed into just about the best GUI you
> can throw onto a 286 and have work. See the latest version of the
> leading distro here:

Obvious comment: picking a better background colour for the screenshot than 
"puke green" might be a wise move :-)

And I admit to being curious as to what "new 3D interface" means. Or is that 
just marketing speak for "we added shadow effects to the buttons"?



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