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I think another good argument for providing RO5 on the RiscPC is that this may attract 'hobbyist' programmers to contribute to RISC OS. It's one thing to convince a hobbyist to shell out maybe £100 on a RiscPC so he can play around with RO5, and maybe contribute some useful code, it's another to get him to shell out £800 on an Iyonix.

If we get a port to the RiscPC, and it attracts just a handful of enthusiastic hobbyists to contribute useful code into RISC OS, then it'll have been worth it. I'm talking about the kind of user who might otherwise contribute to Haiku, SkyOS, AROS, that sort of thing.

 is a RISC OS Userthegman on 31/1/07 5:37PM
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