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You make a sound point nun - and I agree that bundling Aemulor with Iyonix would have helped its uptake bigtime, especially early on. From other comments, it seems nightsky didn't work with aemulor, as I guess some mac software didn't work on the bundled emulators. Personally I have always felt that users have a choice of Aemulor-ing old software or paying for a nice shiny new 32bit version. Again note that I'm ignoring the issue of "am I licenced to use this software on another machine", but that *is* something users should be aware of.

Note to SimonC - erm no. When I release a piece of software for RiscPC, it is sold on that basis. I feel no obligation to make it work on fundamentally different architecture free of charge. Remember in many cases people bought the software originally 5-10 years back. In the case of Nightsky, that was even a completely different company!!!! I think it is somewhat unreasonable to expect FOC service after that length of time.

Put another way - if you took your car back to the garage you bought if from after 5-10 years, would you expect free upgrades, parts and labour?

 is a RISC OS Userarawnsley on 4/11/04 6:16PM
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