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Realname: Michael Dales
About me:I'm a Unix geek, not a RISC OS person, but wrote the Mac OS X port of ArcEm as I'm a sucker.
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On ROL extends Select offer through January:

You know the world has flipped when people start touting Apple's products as teh example of cheap equipment ;)

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 19/01/05 11:22PM
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On United at long last:

Sawadee: Indeed, an excellent idea which worked so well for OS/2, NeXT step, BeOS... (just to mention stuff available for ix86 at some point). It also explains the dominance of Mac OS X with it's 96.3% market share.

Oh, wait a minute...

Today's moral: the best product, doesn't necessarily win.

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 17/07/04 10:45AM
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On Expo show whisperings:

mrtd: "I don't think VARPC will kill the market. There are two many people about, myself included, who will not buy Microsoft products at any price."

Do you mean that, or do you mean "There are too many people about, myself included, who will not buy non RISC OS products at any price."? There are alternatives to Microsoft you know :)

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 21/06/04 09:47AM
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On 1000th Drobe article published :

I'm late to the party as ever, but many congrats to the current drobe crew, whatever the article count. Generating an active site like this isn't easy, and I know they put in a lot of effort in keeping it going, and it is quite rightly a success.

The tone may not suit everyone, but they're free not to read, which is generally what people do if they don't appreciate something. Unless that is those of you that post regularly here and claim not to like it have sado-masocistic tendancies or feel the need to punish yourselves for something.

Anyway, congrats again, and keep up the good work!

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 03/05/04 08:59AM
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On VirtualRPC to be laptop friendlier:

jess: WRT to KDE et al - I acknowledge it may not be the slimmest of systems, but I was just trying to give an example that there are existing technologies that can be used, rather using an emulator on top of an existing system, but this is all rather getting a little off topic :)

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 02/01/04 7:40PM
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