JGZimmerle: Wrong. RISC OS has no substansial disc caching, so it actually uses the hard disc more than Windows/Linux if you've got the RAM to support it. (Although Linux pulls of this trick better than Windows.)
Just because an OS has virtual memory does not automatically mean it'll thrash the disc more. It'll only thrash the disc when it runs out of real memory, in simplistic terms.
RISC OS artist wows public with digital artwork A RISC OS-using artist has described exhibiting his digitally-created work in a public gallery as a "rewarding experience". Richard Ashbery, who used ArtWorks and Photodesk to create his images, showed off patterns and colourful illustrations to punters, who told him his work made a change from the oils and watercolour masterpieces usually exhibited. 1 comment, latest by socris on 18/11/08 4:23PM. Published: 17 Nov 2008