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

Confirm comment report request

maikl: "Now that the computers are delivered and so there are not many motherboards to be fixed anymore"

Are you suggesting that the vast bulk of Omegas sold will be from people who put down deposits after seeing the (wildly inaccurate) brochures from two or more years ago?

Don't you think that, when the RISC OS public sees all these many Omegas being demonstrated on "the user group circuit", they'll be so impressed that there will be a flood of new orders? :-)

(Let's look at the positive side of some of the criticisms. For example, no working network card = not usually connected to always-on broadband connection = less security risks :-) )

Incidentally, I see more of the "user group circuit" than just about anyone else, and I've *still* never managed to see an end user bring an Omega to a user group meeting, despite considerable efforts to encourage people. (Presumably Desk were referring only to the user group circuit in mainland Europe).

At ROUGOL we've never seen an Omega at all (end user or otherwise) - the one Omega that was due to appear died before it even got there.

dgs

 is a RISC OS Userdgs on 18/2/04 6:59PM
[ 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: / 54.92.163.105
Comment GID: 8844
Timestamp: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:49:15 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Java and RISC OS
    Nick Brown explores the state of play and future options
     47 comments, latest by em2ac on 28/09/07 12:34AM. Published: 19 Sep 2007

  • Random article

  • 32bit DOS disc formatter for A9home MassFS
    Kees Meijer releases MkDOSDisc on Dutch A9home support forum
     Discuss this. Published: 24 Feb 2007

  • 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
    "...a somewhat shallow article intended only to generate some journalistic controversy"
    Page generated in 0.0535 seconds.