Yup, I'd agree with that. Once the full source of the ROOL project is out, it will be possible to at least get an impression of how hard a port would be. I suspect it would be a long shot, for the reasons druck outlines. But with the RISC OS 5 HAL, it may be possible.
ARM shows off prototype netbooks A number of RISC OS users have called for a port of their favourite operating system to the range of ARM-powered netbooks unveiled last week. It is understood at least one of the devices features a processor compatible with the ARM Cortex-A8, for which a RISC OS port is being brewed over at RISC OS Open. 6 comments, latest by tinopeners on 18/3/09 11:52AM. Published: 26 Feb 2009