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On Science Museum hosts 'fathers of Beeb' reunion:

Andy Hopper has pointy little red horns. </Harry Hill>

 is a RISC OS UserLoris on 28/3/08 2:53AM
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On Animated love:

That's nice work Martin - although I'm surprised you opted to remove the frame manually rather than write a Basic hack to process the image. I recently helped my wife with an animation for Chinese New Year. It's Flash 8, so not viewable on RISC OS, unfortunately, but here is a link : [link]

 is a RISC OS UserLoris on 12/2/08 12:23AM
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On ROOL mouse mat design revealed:

Good use of colour, an interesting design.

 is a RISC OS UserLoris on 2/5/07 10:31AM
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On ARM 'security hole' is ofla cousin:

If I've got this straight, an attacker would have to find a specific bug in the device's programs: - a null pointer under reproducible conditions - before a STM, or better still, a looping store - and where arbitrary data can be inserted And then be able to force a reset or execute some other vector.

And for it to work the device mustn't: allow writes to zero page, or use ROM directly (or flash-ROM which isn't directly writable), or put its vector table elsewhere.

I'd have thought finding other security bugs might be easier.

 is a RISC OS UserLoris on 25/4/07 7:43PM
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On Could NetSurf 2.0 support JavaScript?:

... So I finally tried saving it and it works fine. And the hex-editor confirms that the file does indeed begin with '%PDF-'. Wierd.

 is a RISC OS UserLoris on 3/4/07 2:41PM
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