Roadmap

SkyOS Beta Roadmap

Note: The roadmap is subject to change and will change frequently depending on feature demands, bugs and other external influences.

This list will just show major milestones. Minor features additions, general improvements for already available features and general bugfixes will not be displayed here.

Version Scheduled for
unknown
  • Firefox 2.x using the C++ API
  • Additional network drivers
  • More apps converted to C++
  • more to come
Version Scheduled for
6814 25th, nov 2007 (released)
  • GeckoView
  • Kernel Profiler, User Profiler and ProfileServer
  • More apps converted to C++
  • New theming engine
  • new applications (Data Collection Editor, EventViewer,etc.)
  • New Event system
Version Scheduled for
6752 20th, jun 2007
  • New native C++ API (SkyGI and System)
  • BranchFS
  • LiveCD with read/write system
  • RetailCD with read/write system
  • Installation directly from a running LiveCD
  • Branching support
  • LDT support
  • ACPI driver, ACPI Button driver
Version Scheduled for
Build 6669 scheduled for 1st, nov 2006 (released)
  • USB Support
  • UHCI Driver
  • USB Mass Storage Driver
  • USB Keyboard Driver
  • USB Mouse Driver
  • USB Hub Driver
  • USB Printer driver
  • Printing service
  • Samba network printing
  • Printer configuration
  • Print Spooler
  • New ATA/PCI driver
  • ATA DMA Support
  • SATA-I Support
  • ATA/PCI Chipset support (Intel, Via, Sis, ...)
  • New Cache subsystem
  • CD Burning support
Version Scheduled for
Build 6179 3rd, sep 2006
  • Mono 1.1.13.8
  • WidgetGecko
  • Remote command interface
  • Initial DDK
Version Scheduled for
Build 6132 25h, july 2006
  • Window content buffering
  • Desktop composing using buffered windows
  • Binary format change from PE to ELF
  • Toolchain update to GCC4.1.1
  • Libtool support
  • New libc, fixed C++ headerfiles
Version Scheduled for
Build 5550 Feb, 26th 2006
  • All features from Developer Snapshot 1
  • Full working new software store
  • Downloadable software store server script to allow users setup their own software store
  • Working PERL (Including PE/Fork bugfixes)
  • Updated SkyGI API Documentation
  • Proof of concept version of password protection service
  • Mono 1.1.13 support
  • Full mmap/munmap/mprotect/msync support
  • Gold bugfixes
Version Scheduled for
Build 5550 Developer Snapshot 2 Feb, 24th 2006
Version Scheduled for
Build 5550 Developer Snapshot 1 Jan, 7th 2006
  • Integreated weather service library and weather plugin for panel
  • Desktop communication improvements
  • Fixed PE binary loader
  • Fixed PNG bitmap loader
  • Reactivate MTRR support
  • Gold bugfixing
  • Changelog
Version Scheduled for
Beta 9 Nov, 29th 2005
  • Network stack bugfixed
  • ISS Performance increase
  • IndexFeeder enabled by default
  • New Font System and Font API, New Default Font (DejaVu 2.0)
  • A Kernel Debugger
  • Mouse Gestures
  • Mouse Gestures support
  • Icons in application buttons in Panel
  • Window icon support
  • Gold bugfixing
  • Changelog