"Anyway, it raises a point about ROL's working with them stance. No-one is working with them as regards to RiscPC / VA as far as I know, so why treat that any differently than the Iyonix? "
Since both Paul Middleton and Aaron of VA are travelling today I think I ought to correct your erroneous assumption. You couldn't be more wrong. There is a great deal of interaction between ROL and VA and between the VA programmers and the ROL programmers and this will continue in the future.