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

Confirm comment report request

In Reply to Martin:

Apple is a much bigger platform than RISC OS and can no doubt fund the move(not that it would be their first change of architecture) to Intel x86 chips. Here on RISC OS, we have trouble shifting to newer ARM chips, letalone a completely different platform. IMO RISC OS platform today has neither the funds or the resources to do such a move. Besides, we have the Iyonix, the forthcoming A9 and already a two forked OS - Do we really need another fork that will be completely incompatible with the other two? As newer and quicker ARM chips are produced, no doubt we'll get quicker RO machines, should there be sufficent market demand.

I believe the RISC OS platform has navigated very treacherous and murkery waters these last few years, and whilst the seas have calmed somewhat there is still a long journey ahead of use before we see the beautiful green land that we once knew.

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 14/6/05 10:41AM
[ 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: / 3.91.157.213
Comment GID: 15422
Timestamp: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:16:43 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • How to create a modern desktop theme
    More to life than drab 16 colours of 1994 [Updated]
     47 comments, latest by jymbob on 13/10/06 6:38PM. Published: 4 Oct 2006

  • Random article

  • Printers+ really open sourced
    Castle Printers 1.67 also on riscos.com [Updated 22:43 1/6/2003]
     22 comments, latest by nex on 11/6/03 3:36AM. Published: 1 Jun 2003

  • 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
    "'Public interest' is what tabloids use to trot out all sorts of tat. It's turned into a meaningless term meaning 'I'm just trying to be sensationalist'"
    Page generated in 0.0629 seconds.