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The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of MorphOS 3.14. While mostly a maintenance and stability release, this update also brings multiple technological improvements in the kernel. Out of these, the most notable are TLS support in exec.library, updates to the Netstack and ixemul.library.

As usual MorphOS 3.14 is free upgrade for existing users and can be downloaded from the download page. Check the changelog to find out what’s new in this release.

At the same time Wayfarer, a new web browser based on a modern mid-2020 branch of WebKit and partially written in ObjectiveC is now available for download. This new browser makes it possible to browse most of the web that has become off-limits for Odyssey with its ageing engine. Google apps like Docs, Drive and Maps with Street view are supported just as the Whatsapp or Telegram web interfaces.

MorphOS 3.14: https://morphos-team.net Wayfarer 1.0: https://wayfarer.icu

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    AIUI, it leverages plenty of AROS code.

    MorphOS is proprietary, whereas AROS has a license neither OSI, FSF nor Debian consider free software.

    As an Amiga user, I look at Atari and their emuTOS/FreeMiNT with envy.

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      AIUI, it leverages plenty of AROS code.

      How much is “plenty”? One percent?

      AROS-derived source code represents a tiny fraction of the MorphOS code base.

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        It’s enough to discourage people from contributing to AROS.

        I’d personally sooner rewrite the whole thing.

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          It’s enough to discourage people from contributing to AROS.

          If you say so.

          AROS has a license neither OSI, FSF nor Debian consider free software.

          Since the APL is an exact clone of the MPL apart from its name, the Mozilla Foundation surely disagrees.

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            Since the APL is an exact clone of the MPL apart from its name, the Mozilla Foundation surely disagrees.

            The Mozilla Foundation can say whatever, but unfortunately if OSI/FSF/Debian agree it’s not free, that has more weight than anything.

            If you say so.

            Yup. As I see it, contributing to a non-free project that on top of that gets used commercially by morphos basically amounts to unpaid labor.

            I’d rather use my efforts to enrich Amiga’s free software body, rather than make the situation worse.

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              Yup. As I see it, contributing to a non-free project that on top of that gets used commercially by morphos basically amounts to unpaid labor.

              I know I am wasting my time here but perhaps one day you will realize that there are many billion dollar companies out there that happily use “free” software, as defined by your OSI/FSF/Debian overlords, and do not contribute financially or otherwise to these project yet are in full compliance with their respective licenses that, unlike “evil” proprietary software licenses, specifically do not mandate compensation for any previous development labor costs or sharing of other prior development expenses.

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                but perhaps one day you will realize that there are many billion dollar companies out there that happily use “free” software,

                What makes you think I’m not well aware?