Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Confirm comment report request

tootled: Well, the news has already upset Windoze by causing the computer to crash has it? rage

RISC OS does have a future as a desktop computer, simply because Windoze is everything what so many people do not want. A bit of "modernisation" and a few tweeks and finally a product that has just about everything that M$ has and can do, then a good product will sell itself. With a good RISC OS product on the market, it's going to be Windoze that will need to make huge changes to it's neglected and underdeveloped system to compete with RISC OS. I can't see that happening to the PC world already flooded with an inherited poor design in place. I don't believe RISC OS needs to compete, just sell a good "modernised" product. Once upon a time, people were lashing out to buy an Acorn computer just to get their hands on the !Sibelius music software. Most of these people would have been unaware of how good the Acorn computer that they bought was when they bought !Sibelius .... I was one of those people back in '94/'95.

 is a RISC OS UserSawadee on 17/07/04 08:18AM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Click on the button below to confirm you wish to flag up this comment to the website's administrators. Abuse of this service will be frowned upon and it should only be used to notify us of comments that are extremely distasteful, indecent or otherwise unlawful. If you disagree with an opinion expressed or fact stated in a comment, please take part in the debate rather than expect it to be removed.

Return to the drobe.co.uk front page

Details

Reporting user / IP: / 3.81.29.254
Comment GID: 27513
Timestamp: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:32:16 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • CDs Available
    Drobe Special Projects
     2 comments, latest by piemmm on 21/10/03 12:23PM. Published: 23 Jul 2003

  • Random article

  • ROX Filer Updated: Writing your own linux software and more

     Discuss this. Published: 21 May 2001

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "I've been attributed with things I didn't say on drobe in an attempt to stir the pot with this situation"
    Page generated in 0.0244 seconds.