hEgelia: "Why not a 32 bit version for all users relying on 32 bit software"
I think the ROL argument goes along the line that (a) running a 32 bit OS on a RPC would break pretty much all network / podule cards, (b) users would be required to buy (at extra cost) Aemulor or equivalent to run any existing 26 bit apps and (c) ROL would then have another version of the OS to support.
From what Adrian Lees has posted to the csa.*, my understanding is that he feels that Aemulor would run at a reasonable speed on a RPC and may even speed some software up (by optimising the code as it goes).
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