Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 20th Jan 2007 18:38 UTC, submitted by fylfot
RISC OS Castle and RISC OS Open discuss there plans for the gradual unveiling of an open source RISC OS over the next twelve months. They explain their reasoning behind some of the source code restrictions in their licence. "Castle's Jack Lillingston opened the presentation with a brief run through of his company's products before outlining the shared source initiative - which is designed to get the source code to RISC OS 5 out into the open for free, and encourage third party developers to improve it. Steve then took over to explain more about how the project will be organised, and how they need donations to keep going."
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Programmers
by NeoGeoZeo on Sun 21st Jan 2007 17:45 UTC
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2007-01-21

How many able indy programmers are there using RISC OS? I can think of about half a dozen with a fairly high profile, but are there enough to make all of this a worthwhile exercise?

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RE: Programmers
by rhyder on Sun 21st Jan 2007 20:57 in reply to "Programmers"
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2005-09-28

This new direction might mean that access to the platform is made easier. I'm sure that lots of OS hackers would like to a have a go with RISCOS if the cost and ease of entry were low enough.

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