Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Nov 2006 22:28 UTC, submitted by Phil Mellor
RISC OS "Last month, I thought I left RISC OS. After 19 years of using Acorn or Acorn-derived computers, my love affair is no longer. I sit here writing this on my Mac Mini, and very happy I am with it too. My Iyonix lies abandoned - still sitting under the desk here, but not connected. And not actually used for some time. And it's weird - because, in some strange way, I thought I would be using RISC OS forever. In January 2005, I said: 'There's people who annoy me on the RISC OS scene, and I still wouldn't think of leaving. The nice people more than cancel it out, and besides - I just couldn't really do without using RISC OS.' So what changed?"
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RE[2]: i agree with helf
by helf on Fri 1st Dec 2006 06:49 UTC in reply to "RE: i agree with helf"
helf
Member since:
2005-07-06

well, my comment wasnt about the article, but a previous, now modded down, poster...

I have a 'real' attachment to NEXTSTEP... ;)

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RE[3]: i agree with helf
by protagonist on Sat 2nd Dec 2006 04:33 in reply to "RE[2]: i agree with helf"
protagonist Member since:
2005-07-06

I stand corrected. Sorry I misunderstood you. I also really liked my old TI 99/4 system. I really liked Assembly on that system and their Extended Basic was also very nice. I know how the author of the article feels. You just don't want to let go but at some point you have to.

And I am still keeping an eye on Haiku. :-)

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RE[4]: i agree with helf
by helf on Sat 2nd Dec 2006 14:05 in reply to "RE[3]: i agree with helf"
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

Yes, I am watching syllable, haiku and skyos... Maybe one day I'll be using one of those as my main x86 PC OS ;)

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