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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The 90s, you say?
by nevali on Thu 14th Dec 2006 14:01 UTC
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2006-10-12

By then, it was already dying out; being replaced by PCs.

The contracts were given on an per-LEA basis, and Acorn wasn't remotely UK-wide. By the early 90s, RM had a much stronger foothold than Acorn did.

The Archimedes was certainly in widespread use, but ‘almost every school child in the UK’ is a massive exaggeration.

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