Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Sep 2006 20:43 UTC, submitted by Steve Revill
RISC OS "Castle Technology and RISC OS Open Ltd are pleased to announce plans for the opening-up of RISC OS source code. This step is a further major landmark in the development of the highly respected software platform. A primary objective is to bring RISC OS software to a wider community and to encourage growth in both the RISC OS user base and the developer community. This will be augmented by more rapid development of the software base and removal of critical barriers to use, normally associated with proprietary platforms."
Permalink for comment 167111
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Reactions from developers
by diodesign on Sat 30th Sep 2006 17:41 UTC
Member since:

I've asked around the leading RISC OS application programmers to see if they're tempted by the source code release. Most are willing to develop the OS, but are waiting to see the finalised formal license first. More from:

Reply Score: 3