I don't think public money is the answer. What is lacking is a compelling reason to use RISC OS. It's all very well saying that the iconbar works in a particular way, but that's just a question of taste, not a reason to switch. In the old days, Sibelius was a real reason to use RISC OS. Similarly, before Windows 3.1, RISC OS (unlike Windows) printed excellently to dot matrix printers. Sibelius was a compelling reason in the mid-90s. Nowadays, is there one? If RISC OS is worth investing in, private investors will do so. RISC OS companies wanting investment need to devise a strategy that will deliver profits.
The office suite that's really needed is OpenOffice.
Calender design app Calibre bug fixed Developer Ray Favre addresses an issue that prevented some Red Letter Days from being saved to disc. The new version, 3.02, also uses the latest of Ray's DrWimp library, version 5. Calibre allows users to create and print calenders in various formats and sizes. Discuss this. Published: 10 Dec 2008