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David Pilling wrote: "The nasty thing to say would be ''too little, too late'', had Acorn made this announcement in 1992 things would have been very different. Having dealt with them at that time, I can imagine their reaction to the idea."

It might have been an interesting proposition, even later in the 1990s, but I can't help feeling that those old attitudes were prevalent in certain circles at Acorn right up to the end.

"A few predictions: Rival versions of Paint, Draw etc. [...] Paint, Draw etc. for Windows/Linux"

That's already happened to a certain extent, at least for Draw.

 is a RISC OS Userdavidb on 01/10/06 3:25PM
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