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nunfetishist> "What's the problem with people having a false impression, anyway?"

So deception is Ok then ?

If a person purchases something after being so deceived then there are potential legal issues with it one would have thought. If someone buys a *PC* running Windows as its OS and can then run RISC OS under emulation on it and if they *know* that that is what's going to happen and still purchase it then *fine*. But if the only way to get a person to buy such a machine is by "obscuring" it's nature then that is (IMHO) dishonest and worthy of comment.

As to your other points, over time, yes VARPC will close the gap on Iyonix (but not for a while). The disk writing thing is simply down to Windows caching the writes (you pay for it later though when you try to shutdown the machine in longer shutdown times, or if the power goes and you lose data). I would point out that Castle *won't* be resting on their laurels over VARPC catching up, their conference seems to indicate that they will be using later ARMs if and when they become available.

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Annraoi

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 10/7/04 4:08PM
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