Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Oct 2011 12:59 UTC, submitted by Martin H Hansen
RISC OS Sometimes, on a rather boring and run-of-the-mill Monday, I get news in the submission queue which just puts a gigantic smile on my face. We've talked about the Raspberry Pi before on OSNews, and other than reporting that everything's on track for a Christmas launch, it has also been announced that the Raspberry Pi will be able to run... RISC OS. A British educational ARM board running RISC OS? We have come full circle. And I couldn't be happier. Update: Theo Markettos emailed me with two corrections - Markettos isn't actually a representative of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and the quoted bits are transcribed, they're not Markettos' literal words. Thanks for clearing that up!
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by frood on Mon 31st Oct 2011 14:19 UTC
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This is fantastic news. I've been trying to find a machine to run RISCOS on for ages.

I love the line :

"This will force users to interface with the machine in a programming manner and think of it as something to be commanded at a fundamental level rather than just used."

I knew there was a fundamental difference between computers now and computers as I remembered them but could never put my finger on what it was. I think this is it.

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