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"RISC OS Ltd have publicly stated that they have/had no intention of rewriting the OS for 32-bit compliance" ... rubbish! Vast amounts of Select can be built 32bit compatible right now. It's frankly bloody ridiculous of all you ranters to go on and on about how ROL are in the wrong for not producing a 32bit RISC OS when they don't have a platform they can develop it for!!! Castle refuse to provide the insider info (eg nVidia docs) to allow ROL to do a 32bit variant for Iyonix themselves even if they wanted to! I think ROL have gone a considerable way to prepare for 32bit when no platform has been available to them. To suggest otherwise is plain wrong. Talking to Paul Middleton at the recent RISC OS show, he was certainly happy to suggest that there would/could be a 32bit RISC OS available if there was a suitable reason (ie target platform) -- perhaps the Xscale'd Omega?

I'm sure someone (dgs?) will twist this comment in to an anti-CTL statement yet again, but it really is CTL that have been holding up the movement of Select to Iyonix, not ROL ! CTL's bitterness towards ROL suggests they wouldn't allow this to happen now even if every user they had said that was what they wanted. A pathetic and silly situation.

 is a RISC OS Userimj on 17/06/04 6:56PM
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