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thegman> Ok, point taken.

But if APDL do *nothing* to the existing software to enhance it for use on Omega what do the end user gain ? Surely it'll be like running the existing App on a RISC PC but with a faster harddisk.

For all the difference it makes they might as well encourage people to stay with the RPC (and with that sort of stasis surely the market will ultimately die - won't it ?).

If APDL (as you put it eloquently) "development time and money could be spent on features which are beneficial to the majority of the userbase" what then ? In that scenario no software will *ever* use any features that Iyonix (or Omega) have that make them more capable than the RPC.

In fact I'd wager most people have RO3.7 or below, so should we limit filenames (when saved) to 10 characters, refuse to handle more than 77 objects per directory ?????

Surely the aim should be to provide software that existing users *can* use but where a new feature is available that the software can employ it when used on more modern platforms (like Iyonix/Omega). Otherwise there will be little or no reason for *anyone* to upgrade - and the platform will die.

-- Annraoi McShane,

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 4/8/03 2:49PM
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