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On Acorn kit found running Science Museum:

"I am particularly interested in interactive webcasting, VJing software, electronic voting systems ... MMS, generative art, content management systems, electronic signage, electronic graffiti"

My buzzword-o-meter just exploded.

 is a RISC OS UserHertzsprung on 5/6/06 2:13PM
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On Castle confirms move to Tematic office:

This is great news, really made my day!! It's wonderful to see Castle moving to Cambridge!!!!

 is a RISC OS UserHertzsprung on 6/12/05 1:20PM
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On The story behind RiScript 5:

Enjoyable article. One comparison stuck me as unfair, however: "Also, Adobe Reader is only intended for displaying PDF files, and cannot handle PostScript, let alone generate PDF files or convert output into Draw format." This is true, since it is Adobe Acrobat's job to export PDF, /not/ Acrobat Reader's.

Also, the comparison between RiScript's and acroread's renderering reminded me that I have noticed that rendering quality has gone down from acroread 5 to acroread 7 (imho). I wonder if anyone knows what has changed between these releases to cause this.

 is a RISC OS UserHertzsprung on 9/11/05 9:04PM
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On A9home compatibility list open for all:

jc: I'd rather you kept your dirty thoughts about removing lines from !Run files to csa, thanks ;) I think the issue has been covered ad nauseum in the google groups link in the article ([link])

 is a RISC OS UserHertzsprung on 18/10/05 10:42AM
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On Iyonix Select demand barely double digits, says ROL:

Sounds like PM's being reading my comments ;)

"We are not a faceless, monolithic corporation - we are a small group of RISC OS devotees."

The number of which, or whose identities are not generally made public. Perhaps not monolithic, but where are the faces (other than PM himself)?

 is a RISC OS UserHertzsprung on 27/9/05 1:01PM
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  • Christmas 2008 show photos
    The Midlands Christmas 2008 RISC OS show has been and gone and turned out to be a pretty timid yet relaxed affair - there was a steady stream of punters for a few hours. Next year's event has been arranged for Saturday, December 5, 2009.
     4 comments, latest by rjek on 8/12/08 11:26PM. Published: 7 Dec 2008

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