So, is there any scope for rewriting the FPE to be written using the VFP. Surely that's got to be an order less work than it originally was to write it to translate FP calls to integer code. Presumably if the instruction spaces do clash it'd need to turn on VFP before it does its work and turn it off afterwards (and presumably disable all interrupts while it's at it). How much that would bugger up RISC OS I don't know - I guess it depends how expensive turning the VFP on and off is, since you'd need to have all interrupts disabled for at least that time.
RISC OS artist wows public with digital artwork A RISC OS-using artist has described exhibiting his digitally-created work in a public gallery as a "rewarding experience". Richard Ashbery, who used ArtWorks and Photodesk to create his images, showed off patterns and colourful illustrations to punters, who told him his work made a change from the oils and watercolour masterpieces usually exhibited. 1 comment, latest by socris on 18/11/08 4:23PM. Published: 17 Nov 2008