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On Virtual License:

The price of VRPC makes the price of the Alpha seem a little more reasonable now.

Presumably, if the price difference between VA5000 and VRPC is not all accounted for by the cost of the RO4 licence, either VRPC is more complex than VA5000, or it has more support, or VA5000 was a loss leader (it did seem very cheap!)


 is a RISC OS UserMartyn Fox on 03/09/03 2:41PM
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On Future ARM based processors for RISC OS?:

"The one thing they do have in common is that they were both used in the first RISC Desktop PC."

So it was said!


 is a RISC OS UserMartyn Fox on 01/08/03 6:56PM
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On On with the show:

I do think that RISC OS needs a new name. The present one conveys nothing to people outside the RISC OS world and, as has been pointed out, the name Acorn puts a lot of people in mind of the BBC Micro.

(When I went for a job interview in 1993, I mentioned my computing activities and the interviewer said that he didn't realise that Acorn still made computers.)

We've heard about how Castle, with Tematic, would like to use RISC OS in consumer electronics. The operating system needs a brand name which conveys to the average person more of what it is and does and is, preferably, a little easier to say than RISC OS.

Does anybody have any ideas?


 is a RISC OS UserMartyn Fox on 08/07/03 5:12PM
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On Castle buys RISC OS from Pace:

"... it suddenly feels like 1994 again ..."

You mean because Apple have just launched a new generation of computer?

(Only kidding!)


 is a RISC OS UserMartyn Fox on 05/07/03 10:53AM
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On The Press sucks says MicroDigital:

"I was also there and can confirm the general tenor of the presentation from DA."

As Castle's HAL might say, "I don't think this is right, Dave".

Martyn (who remembers the Space Oddysey)

 is a RISC OS UserMartyn Fox on 25/06/03 7:42PM
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