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On Sun 2010-05-09 13:30:37 UTC+0000, stephen at melbpc.org.au (stephen at melbpc.org.au) wrote:
> The Chrome Operating System.
> <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/business/09ping.html?th&emc=th> (snip)
> Google is not expected to unveil the highly anticipated Chrome OS until
> the end of the year, and the software is expected to run, at first, only
> on the class of low-cost PCs called netbooks.
> (But) people are downloading home-brewed versions of the operating system
> derived from the esoteric source code, which Google releases under the
> name Chromium.
This is a little muddled on account of Google's branding.
My understanding is that Chromium is the code name for the open source
version of the Chrome web browser, and Chromium OS is the code name
for the open source version of the Chrome OS. The article refers to
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