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Volume 11, Number 10

Future events calendar
User group meetings and OS/2-related events.


The Editors of VOICE speak out: And now for Something Completely Different
by Christian Hennecke
The situation of the VOICE Newsletter hasn't been improving. This article discusses the situation and a possible alternative to drastic measures.
Head to Head — Thinkpad T30 running eComStation 1.2 versus Macbook Pro running MacOSX Tiger 10.4
by Cheng-Yang Tan
What is the better choice, eComStation or MacOS X? Cheng-Yang Tan compared both running on two laptops. If you want to know the result of the shoot-out, read on.
Exploring Feature Install — Part 1: Object-Based Installation
by Alex Taylor
Mention Feature Install, and most OS/2 users immediately think of the annoying web browser front-end that many IBM products (like Java or TCP/IP) inflict on them during installation. But this is really an unfair perception: Feature Install itself has nothing to do with web browsers at all but is an extremely flexible installation toolkit which is integrated into the Workplace Shell itself. Alex Taylor shows how to put it to use without the need for a browser.
Virtual memory technique
by Sjoerd Visser
Virtual memory is a method of overcommitting memory: using more memory addresses then one in main memory has. Sjoerd Visser explains how the virtual memory manager of OS/2, the MEMMAN of the CONFIG.SYS, makes use of it.
Creating Karaoke disks with OS/2 and eComStation
by Bart Bremmers
Bart Bremmers explains how to create special Karaoke discs on our favorite platform. If you like to sing along, this article is for you.
OS/2 Tips
Collected useful hints from OS/2 forums
Letters, Addenda, Errata
What our readers have to say. Errata and additional information.

The VOICE Newsletter

An overview of markup that is used throughout the Newsletter.
Guide lines for Article Submissions to the VOICE Newsletter
Information for authors including topic suggestions, detailed information about different article types for novice authors, and formatting.
Disclaimer and Copyright
The inevitable terms and conditions.


What is VOICE?
A short introduction to VOICE and its goals.
The VOICE Board of Directors, site operators, and Newsletter staff.
Information for potential members, including the bylaws.
Persons, companies, and institutions that sponsor VOICE.
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