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Sure. Just look at all the effort put into new-fangled APIs that no software uses because they don't want to be tied to a specific version of RISC OS. Look at all the ripping out of stuff from the kernel into separate modules that from the user's perspective just makes *mo. confusing.

Here are a few others that I believe next to nobody uses; * ZeroConf, * Firewall and aliased interfaces, * PCX, PNM, XBM, SunRaster import in Paint, * Additional keycodes for multimedia keyboards, * Built-in command line zip tools, * Hardware profiles, * Multiple user accounts, * mDNS.

The list goes on. I'm sure somebody outthere uses those hideous "curved" buttons and graduations to make an elegant and understand GUI as blingy as a souped-up Nova. However, the features that make RISC OS 5 different from ROL's offering are the ones that are most appealing;

* A HAL that appears to be easy to work with, * Unicode, * Built-in USB, * PCI support.

That enough?

 is a RISC OS Userrjek on 11/5/09 8:27PM
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