Schedule: ReactOS

Aleksey Bragin
Day Saturday
Room Janson
Start time 14:00
End time 14:45
Duration 00:45
Event type Podium
Track Kernel
Language English
Video (Ogg/Theora)

ReactOS is an advanced free open source operating system providing a ground-up implementation of a Microsoft Windows® XP compatible operating system. ReactOS aims to achieve complete binary compatibility with both applications and device drivers meant for NT and XP operating systems, by using a similar architecture and providing a complete and equivalent public interface.

Topics of Aleksey's talk: 1. Introduction, what is ReactOS. 2. Goals of implementing ReactOS. 3. "ReactOS is not Unix!" - the kernel, HAL, bootloader and drivers. Overall architecture. 4. Compatibility from technical point of view. How close to go / playing a catch-up game. 5. Current ReactOS in action - screenshots / live demo (if possible). 6. Questions.