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sa110: 'questionable decision': that depends entirely on what the Mac, Linux or Windows user wants to do, surely? I use RO exclusively to send and receive emails (MessPro), browse the web (Netsurf and Firefox), play CDs, view and organise digital camera images (Thump, Photodesk and DPingScan), write and print the occasional letter (Easiwriter, PrintSpool) and design the occasional printed item using Artworks, OvationPro and GView/Ghostscript for PDFing, including scanning as required (DPingScan). If someone sends me an Excel attachment ViewXLS will display it. In all these respects I find RO does what I need and many of the programmes mentioned are still being developed. Although I am familiar with MS Word, Publisher and Excel on Windows and Quark Xpress and Photoshop on Mac I feel no need to migrate. I have networked my Iyonix to an XP laptop using LanMan98, but the only time I use it is when I need to visit a Flash-intensive website. In short the Iyonix is, for me, a serviceable day-in, day-out computing solution, and certainly not 'a curiosity',

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