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Peter> Yes you're quite right and I do apologise to you and Chris (I had misread the original passage yes it does indeed just refer to Apps rather than the OS). Lack of sleep and overwork does it every time....

Chris>See above, apologies and all that.

Regarding VA specifically it does seem unusual that a relatively large proportion of RPC and Iyonix users seem to respond yet VA users don't seem to. Yes I take your point that some VA are older than others or perhaps you mean the 3000 might include the same people upgrading through several generations of VA - but even if that were all true VA seems somewhat under-represented (or else its users have to a large degree departed the scene).

Chris said "the 32bit work and the Iyonix abstraction layer came from the RISC OS 5 they acquired from Pace" and the 26 bit stuff ROL got to make RO4 from was from Acorn so ? In actual fact both descriptions are a bit unfair to both Castle and ROL as *both* have progressed both works since they got their mits on them. Besides if Castle *hadn't* bought Pace out would we have ever had the Iyonix - or would we all now be using VA or waiting for as yet to be delivered Omegas... don't sound that appealing does it ?

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