Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Reply to thread

VinceH>Actually I deliberately put off winning the lottery for three weeks....

As to my original point it still stands, considering something doesn't mean it will happen. My point about why changing the ownership of 25% of Castle's voting shares should make a difference also stands. I mean Peter Wild has written at some length as to *why* it would be a good idea to open source RISC OS, he has the 25% of the shares - surely if that *means* anything then he'd have recommended that (and had that outcome already). Simply handing that 25% to someone else I don't believe will make any difference. But I'd be happy to be proven wrong.

nx wrote>"Now that Castle have effectively got rid of all their hardware and software engineers I reckon the same thing is going to happen all over again. We'll have another variant of RO."

Have they, or is that just another Drobe "look the Iyonix CPU is out of production", "the EU has banned the Iyonix" type rubbish is it?

If that were true then it would mean no more new native hardware to run RISC OS. Might as well shrug my shoulders and content myself with writing C# code on windows as effectively RISC OS would be dead. When RISC OS becomes something you emulate on a PC (and only on a PC) then I see little point in continuing with it. Feel free to disagree, I'll refer you to Monty Python's dead parrott sketch which adequate would sum up that situation if it were to occur ;-)

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 16/08/06 9:38PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Article graphics insight
    Easy when you know how
     10 comments, latest by thesnark on 21/8/04 10:59PM. Published: 18 Aug 2004

  • Random article

  • First Firefox port screenshots
    Holy XHTML+CSS, Batman!
     37 comments, latest by mrchocky on 10/04/05 1:44PM. Published: 7 Apr 2005

  • Useful links

    News and media:

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster


    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign

    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "This poll is not indicative, and doesn't reflect public opinion"
    Page generated in 0.0567 seconds.