Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Reply to thread

To Mr. Chocky (Peter): I've spent a long time ensuring RISC OS is trouble free and as up to date as it can be, given lack of suitable funds and uncertainty over RISC OS useability for interactive sites. Unfortunately there is still no sign of Macromedia Director port (needed to run much of the new education software and for interactive web content). Every time it has been brought up, back comes the reply that Macromedia require many thousands of pounds - more money than anyone wants to invest in RISCOS's future. I know that Oregan are close with Flash 5 - but there is no other hopeful news. Oregano 2 sadly has some faults too (it can't cope with the output from Textease very well), it expires without warning too often and seems to remove sprite memory - causing problems for other software. If someone were to say that there will be Macromedia Director and Flash 6 ports real soon, it would be very easy to convince my Governors that we could buy new RISCOS machines, or at least buy 11 sets of RISC OS 4 with Select to update our current stock (one third of the computer stock).

 is a RISC OS UserDaveW on 30/12/04 11:01PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Spam fighting apps reviewed
    Battle royale!
     20 comments, latest by semore439 on 18/4/04 1:56PM. Published: 11 Jul 2003

  • Random article

  • LCD monitors and RISC OS
    Shopping for TFT?
     25 comments, latest by skock on 9/4/04 1:23PM. Published: 13 Mar 2004

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "As their reports are full of errors, [omissions] and mis-reporting - so readers you have been warned... unfortunately Drobe articles cannot be taken at face value"
    Page generated in 0.0708 seconds.