RISC OS Adjust feature list publishedBy Chris Williams. Published: 25th Mar 2004, 10:05:25 | Permalink | Printable
What's new in 4.39RISCOS Ltd., the developer of RISC OS 4, has published online the RISC OS 4.39 feature list and the changes made to RISC OS 4 since Select 3i3. RISC OS 4.39, aka RISC OS Adjust, will be supplied on ROM chips, whereas the Select scheme distributes softloadable OS updates.
As well as the past three years of Select features and updates, RISC OS 4.39 includes among other things, a multitude of updates and fixes to toolbox components, the Wimp and the Filer. The ROMs have undergone considerable testing and many of the listed updates will hopefully provide a stable and reliable OS installation for users of 26 bit RISC OS. Before the South West show last month, RISCOS Ltd. had hoped to have the ROMs ready to hand over to paying users at the event, however the release was delayed for more testing to be completed.
A crucial question is, who is Adjust aimed at? The answer would appear to be any one who wants three years of Select development with all the benefits of having your OS in ROM: fast boot times and your essential OS components stored on a safe and reliable media. RISCOS Ltd. have meanwhile assured RISC OS Select subscribers that they will shortly receive the Adjust upgrade as a softloadable update and the next major Select release is due later this year.
RISC OS 4.39 feature list
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