In reply to several:
I agree that in most cases a harddisc beyond 100GB (probably even beyond 40GB) tends to be mostly empty since RISC OS software has such a nice small footprint and video processing is probably not done in RISC OS.
But perhaps this is looking from the wrong side: Some things are not done on RISC OS due to the 2GB limitation.
Currently there are two issues with the dammn 2GB limit:
- DVD burning (but, what the heck, Steffen Hubers CDVDBurn can cope by splitting the image) so not really a pain in the a.
- But the fact that the 2GB limit applies to DOSFS since that is an image filing system is really a drag and should be fixed ASAP - be it by removing the 2GB limit (with all the good benefits that gives you in other areas), or by rewriting a real DOS Filing System, that is not making it an image filing system.
- And with bigger file sizes, perhaps video processing and playing might come to RISC OS since we'd then have a chance to store longer films to start with.