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by LeoI07
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Why is ReactOS based on a 17-year-old version of Windows?
Replies: 32
Views: 4593

Re: Why is ReactOS based on a 17-year-old version of Windows?

It took years to gain the quality of compatibility we have so far. In this time Windows changed much, but if we would decide to change the target, everything would start from the beginning (tests, research, implementation and so on). Well, Windows 10 is supposed to be, essentially, the last version...
by LeoI07
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Why is ReactOS based on a 17-year-old version of Windows?
Replies: 32
Views: 4593

Why is ReactOS based on a 17-year-old version of Windows?

ReactOS is supposed to be binary compatible with Windows Server 2003 and later versions of Windows. Its code is a reverse-engineering of that of Windows Server 2003. But I have a question: why? Windows Vista is based on Server 2003, and 7 is based on Vista. But once you get to Windows 8, Microsoft h...