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

Confirm comment report request

"the kind of people using two-decade old software when more modern alternatives are availble are so stuck in their ways, you can't expect them to upgrade anyway"

Broadly, I agree with this. However, let us assume the following: -

Risc PC Owner, Running RISC OS 6 Running Podules such as a SCSI Card and a TV playing one Perhaps the user has both modern version of some software but then also has lots of old utilities which are used on a regular basis.

If ROL suddenly decided that all the next release of their version will be 32bit only, then why as a user of the above hypothetical system would I want to upgrade it if large number of apps and my podules will no longer work?

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 26/5/09 10:43AM
[ 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: / 54.226.73.255
Comment GID: 31098
Timestamp: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:25:42 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • South East 2006 show report
    News, presentations, new mags, photos, gossip and more
     97 comments, latest by flypig on 27/10/06 01:47AM. Published: 21 Oct 2006

  • Random article

  • Oregano 3 future relying on user demand
    Email encourage@oregano3.for.riscos
     54 comments, latest by senduran on 16/03/05 12:37AM. Published: 12 Mar 2005

  • 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
    "Please give the Castle bashing a break... please!"
    Page generated in 0.1301 seconds.