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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jabjoe
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2009-05-06

I'm interested in new OSs. OS developments and yes, random OSs like good old RiscOS. But I don't want Raspberry Pi guys spenting one minute on RiscOS because it should be about teaching and empowering kids. As I've already said I feel the RiscOS fans would be better improving Rox than nurse RiscOS any more. Put a RiscOS like GUI on Plan9 design with Linux hardware support and that would be my perfect OS. :-)

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