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There is a version of Select that (to some extent) works on the Iyonix. That doesn't mean that it is yet in a state in which it could be released. We could have had a 32-bit version of RISC OS earlier but ROL didn't have a hardware partner until Ad6 came along. RiscStation, Castle (and others) failed to do what was needed (or, to be fair, may have approached ROL at the wrong time). Now the only way to 32-bit Select is through the work being done by ROL and Ad6 for the A9. The offer to Omega owners is a red-herring. What can be offered to Iyonix owners will be as a by-product. That doesn't mean it won't be a very welcome product! All that's almost incidental though. As someone has already stated above, the RISC OS future will be much improved as soon as one OS is available for all current machines* and software writers can make full use of the facilities of the latest OS.

*We need A7000 + RiscStation + RiscPC + Omega + Iyonix + A9 users together to make up sufficient numbers to give proper software development a chance.

 is a RISC OS Userjc on 27/9/05 12:34PM
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