"I have always been a fan of fringe operating systems.
"Between 1989 and 1992, I learned and used VMS, OS/2 2.0,
NeXTStep on those beautiful cubes, GeoWorks, AmigaOS, and probably
half-a-dozen others that I don't recall at the moment. I loved the
diversity, the differences, the similarities. Booting an unfamiliar
operating system for the first time always gave me a rush of geeky
machismo, usually accompanied by the irresistible urge to grow a
thick mustache and learn to fence with a saber..."