Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 14th Dec 2006 08:14 UTC, submitted by teigetje
RISC OS "Gosh! I didn't realize how much discussion my original article would create. A lot of people seemed to accuse me of living in cloud cuckoo land, whereas a lot more agreed with me. I think those who disagreed have either never used RISC OS or just liked a good rant! In either case, I feel compelled to write a short follow up article clarifying some of the points I made in the original article - all of which were perfectly valid." Read the follow up article.
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"Why does it even matter if the OS is under active development? If the functionality of the OS and its associated software serves your needs, that should be sufficient. Having a stream of updates to the OS or new applications being released for the OS is just icing on the cake."

I would say that they're more than just icing on the cake. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't use an operating system with no updates.

I mean really - if you're telling me that updates aren't necessary, then I would really like to have your attention span, your Operating system, and your uber super duper sweet copy of DOOM. Well maybe I am getting carried away. But I would love perfectness.. I haven't run into an operating system that felt perfect to me since... forever?

Come on, who wants to use a web browser from 1998 for browsing regularly? I mean sure it's nostalgic, but I want useful. Not nostalgic.

Now I have said my stupid thing I have been wanting to say ;)

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