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JWoody: "it did not become the industry standard therefore Acorn did not influence anything"

On this logic, Xerox PARC didn't influence anything either, and neither did Apple's first GUI systems. In other words, your logic is totally flawed. Quite apart from that, your comment above about Acorn not even being on the radar of other companies, is also demonstrably incorrect, as others have shown.

There may be an argument for saying that Acorn didn't have as great an influence as Richard Hallas has suggested, but what you've said so far just isn't convincing at all. In fact, it suggests that more people than I'd thought will learn things from Richard's book!

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 is a RISC OS Userdgs on 8/9/06 12:41PM
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