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druck: "So you might as well make the most of it or go elsewhere."

Indeed. What you've said does much to make the point that bringing RISC OS right up to date is not a viable activity (where virtual memory and pre-emptive multitasking are more than "tick list features"). One alternative is to run RISC OS applications in other environments (either system emulators or lightweight virtual machines), but then one has to ask how interesting it really is to deploy aging, often abandoned software alongside its contemporary rivals.

Some RISC OS applications were great, but going elsewhere, unlocking the proprietary formats and taking the important stuff with you (all that document data) is a pragmatic approach that shouldn't be underrated.

 is a RISC OS Userguestx on 2/11/05 3:53PM
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