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I like the idea of calling the next gen RISC OS machine 'Archimedes'. Even after four years of looking at it Iyonix still looks like a dumb name to me. I'd call the next machines the Archimedes 1000 series - we had Archimedes 300s, 400s and 500s in the 80s (followed by A3000s, 4000s and 5000s) then Risc PC 600s, 700s and StrongARMs (would surely have been 800s if Acorn had used the ARM8 instead of the StrongARM) and now the A9. Archimedes 1000 seems like a logical name for the next step. I'd like to see STD, Castle, RO Ltd and maybe Simtec all contribute to the design, I'd like it to use Open RO5 with Select features, have the fastest ARM processor available (preferrably on a card so it can be upgraded) and I'd like it as soon as humanly possible.

I wonder if the Archimedes name is still owned by somebody?

 is a RISC OS Useraschamberlain on 2/10/07 12:46PM
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