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Justin is to be congratulated for his many years of sterling work at ROL first bringing RISC OS 4 to market at a crucial time for the platform, and then driving forward the fantastic pace of development during the early years of the Select scheme. His tireless dedication to the the future of RISC OS, working long hours for absolute peanuts verged on madness when you consider what someone with his considerable skills in operating system development could command in the commercial market.

Unfortunately this is fairly old news as its been obvious Justin's drive and enthusiasm has been absent from ROL for sometime now, as they struggle to provide any new functionality to users. I fear someone of Justin's calibre is going to be impossible to replace in a full time position, particularly with the limited financial means of the RISC OS market. We can only hope that talented developers are willing to donate their own time to keep OS development moving forward.

It was always a pleasure to work with Justin during various beta programs, and I wish him well in his new position, where I hope the experience gained during his long apprenticeship at ROL now earning him the rewards he deserves.

 is a RISC OS Userdruck on 16/12/06 3:31PM
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