Is there a way out of RISC OS version number hell?Published: 28th Apr 2009, 23:49:33 | Permalink | Printable
With the two streams of RISC OS being developed separately by RISC OS Open and RISCOS Ltd, the version numbering of the operating system's modules needs to be brought back into check as well as ways of allowing software to determine which features are present in any given OS release. ROL and ROOL are said to be cooperating on how to coordinate this and tonight ROOL staffer Andrew Hodgkinson opened the issue to the community to discuss the technicalities.
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