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It might jsut be that I've had a depressing day, but all this seems like futile attempts to pull RO around, I was hoping that castle or RISC OS would choose to go the same route as Apple did, put there old system on ice, and develop a new one using a BSD operating system and building a vastly superiour system with emulation for backwards compatability.

I'll admit that the dated RO aproaches have been good, where else can you poke the operating system in wierd and wonderful ways out of a BASIC program, but I do worry there's not a strong future in it, and mixing the large reliance on SWI's and dynamic linking will only make the situation more of a headache.

But a move to ELF and dynamicly linked libraries for things which would currently be done via SWI's might be one way to allow for smoother transitions later on, if it ever happens.

 is a RISC OS UserNoMercy on 16/12/04 3:04AM
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