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

Confirm comment report request

thegman: Comparisons with other operating systems are not always appropriate. Other operating systems have a tendency to get slower with every iteration. (It's one of these sad facts, even despite developer efforts to avoid it). But most RISC OS developments, including RISC OS 5, tend to make things faster with new releases, not slower.

Long may that continue.

If the G5 ran at twice the clock speed of the G4, with the cache, disk access and so forth to back it up, and similar features, then I doubt anyone would be using a G4 Mac even if they *were* the only ones to have Mac OS X 10.3 or whatever. (Does this comparison look silly now? It's your comparison).

dgs

 is a RISC OS Userdgs on 18/5/04 9:34PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Click on the button below to confirm you wish to flag up this comment to the website's administrators. Abuse of this service will be frowned upon and it should only be used to notify us of comments that are extremely distasteful, indecent or otherwise unlawful. If you disagree with an opinion expressed or fact stated in a comment, please take part in the debate rather than expect it to be removed.

Return to the drobe.co.uk front page

Details

Reporting user / IP: / 18.232.171.18
Comment GID: 10509
Timestamp: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:35:43 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Should the TCO of RISC OS be higher?
    Show us the money
     61 comments, latest by datawave on 16/06/05 5:07PM. Published: 17 Feb 2005

  • Random article

  • South East show organisers in hunt for new venue
    This year's South East RISC OS show was the last to be held at the Guildford Technical College, reports Martin Hansen. The organisers, SASAUG, struggled to fill the hall last month after a few regular exhibitors pulled out, forcing show officials to look for a new venue for next year's affair. The group have used the college's campus since 2002, which marked the launch of the Castle Iyonix.
     Discuss this. Published: 17 Nov 2008

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    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
    "Don't expect Chris to acknowledge where Drobe's articles originally came from"
    Page generated in 0.0478 seconds.