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Review? Where? Perhaps the title is misleading? Surely, at least some mention of the facilities and enhancements should have been made, in particular WRT pre OS4, even if it was only a summary list. Look, feel, ease of use ?

This is the first ROM release for years, and an opportunity for people to revitalise legacy hardware, and subsequently interest in RISC OS. There certainly appears to be a number of people still using pre OS4 who would benefit and might be tempted to upgrade, but IMO this article carries all the enthusiasm of a cold damp dishcloth. The only thing it does convey is that the installation process went smoothly.

Otherwise, it 'glosses over' with remarks like "Whether or not Adjust is going to be worthwhile for you is really only something you can answer yourself". Looks like theyll have to work it out for themselves because this 'review' is of little help IMO.

"...may feel it is an important investment to maintain the reliability of their machine...". So Adjust is dismissed as just more reliable than say OS3.1, then ?!

"...others have mixed feelings over any further development of a machine which is now decidedly old...". Im sure others would like everyone to go buy an Iyonix, and perhaps by belittling and 'glossing over' development for anything else 'they' think that will happen. Get real. And, lets be clear - 'old' is still current and simply equates to 'not an Iyonix'.

In any case, I dont see that this or other 'issues' mentioned have anything to do with a "RISC OS Adjust Review", and neither does this 'watered down' article IMO. Personally, I would have liked to see an unbiased review of Adjust as seen through the eyes of users upgrading from OS3.xx and OS4.0x, because in fairness, a review solely by someone who has already used Select for some time is likely to be as complacent as this article is, IMHO.

 is a RISC OS Userkdm on 5/6/04 1:05PM
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