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Aaron Timbrell:

Whilst I can understand that it might not have been easy, and that there may still be testing to do, I also understand that ROL have already shown Select features running on an Iyonix at previous shows: [link]

This (amongst other things) is why it's difficult to believe that there are still major technical difficulties, given that some of what people are asking for appears to already have been achieved. My feeling is that it would be great if ROL can make this available.

To be totally clear, I personally don't doubt that the differences between CTL and ROL make things difficult, and I can totally believe that it's not economically sensible to finish Select for Iyonix.

This honestly isn't intended to stir things up. I would personally really like to have the alpha-mask sprites, proper cut and paste in icons, filer-thumbnails, drawfile icons etc. that Select can provide, and would of course be happy to pay for them. But what can be frustrating for an end user like myself is that -- apparently unlike others such as yourself -- we don't have the benefit of knowing the inside dealings that go on between CTL and ROL. The only 'facts' we have to go on are the announcements made by the two companies.

The only thing that seems to be clear is that the situation for Iyonix users remains very unclear. Personally I think it's unfair to blame ROL or CTL for this. The real culprit is the size of the market. But nonetheless it can be frustrating.

 is a RISC OS Userflypig on 18/07/07 5:04PM
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