I asked wether or not people outside the RISC OS world actually use machine code programming on desktop computers for other than OS development and drivers because I know programmers have to use assembly language on RISC OS machines for speed optimisation. Even the vast majority of games developed on PCs don't have any machine code bits.
Just because you're stuck with it on ARM hardware doesn't mean you're stuck with it on other hardware.
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Prototype affordable Braille display in development A low-cost computer-controlled Braille board has been prototyped by a RISC OS-using university student. Undergraduate Edward Rogers hopes to sell his completed units for as little as 200 quid each to schools and families to allow more blind children to continue learning Braille. And he said he wanted to launch his venture using RISC OS-powered kit before offering a package for other platforms. 10 comments, latest by epokh on 27/6/09 12:49PM. Published: 22 Nov 2008