Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 10:38 UTC
Amiga & AROS People, this is an interesting thing to follow first-hand. Hyperion, the company behind AmigaOS4, has been talking about its "Most Ambitious Project" for a while now, but on December 31, they started teasing the Amiga community like crazy. They opened a site called a-eon.com, which is most likely about the MAP.
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Comment by Hondo
by Hondo on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 12:51 UTC
Hondo
Member since:
2010-01-02

THIS IS FANTASTIC NEWS!!

After all the broken promises the Amiga/users have been going through, this is truely deserved! Not many users of a system have have shown the same loyalty, as the Amiga users have.

It's SIXTEEN YEARS!! they waited and kept beliving.

They TRUELY deserve a new Amiga computer, with a great operating system....and it seems like they are getting it now 16 years later.....yihaa!!

Hope some of you jump onto the wagon....cause it's gonna be insanely FUN from now on.

Yeah you can get x86 hardware/windows/linux/mac/tons of applications much cheaper...but you can't get the feeling of being part of a NEW ADVENTURE!! where lots of things needs to be invented, and the users are humble and happy for even the tinyest piece of software.

You should try to be part of such a community.....IT'S GREAT!!! (I never have this feeling with windows because theres thousands of apps doing the same thing)

But on the amiga it's truely appreciated when new software are released.

DAMN!! THIS IS REALLY GOOD NEWS.....PLEASE LET US HAVE THIS PARTY!!

AND YOU'RE INVITED TOO!!! (MONEY IS NOT A MATTER, IF THE PARTY IS FUN!!)

Edited 2010-01-03 12:52 UTC

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RE: Comment by Hondo
by darknexus on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 13:51 in reply to "Comment by Hondo"
darknexus Member since:
2008-07-15

(MONEY IS NOT A MATTER, IF THE PARTY IS FUN!!)


I suspect that those who might not have enough money to join the party would disagree with you there. Still, it's a bit early to bring price into it. We don't even know what the new machine is, let alone what it'll cost. Amiga hardware has been expensive in the past, but for all we know that might not be the case with this new development... if, that is, there is actually anything to it.

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RE: Comment by Hondo
by dragossh on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 14:34 in reply to "Comment by Hondo"
dragossh Member since:
2008-12-16

Yeah you can get x86 hardware/windows/linux/mac/tons of applications much cheaper...but you can't get the feeling of being part of a NEW ADVENTURE!! where lots of things needs to be invented, and the users are humble and happy for even the tinyest piece of software.


Well, isn't that... irrational? Yes, I could buy 5 Amigas, but why would I when I could buy 5 PCs instead? I get that it's fun having a platform that isn't mature and every little development is welcome, but I, for one, get plenty of that from Haiku. And it's free.

I just think Hyperion and the Amiga community should try to make Amiga a platform someone wants to buy because it's amazing, not because it's so incomplete that you cheer at every piece of software that is released.

*ducks*

Edited 2010-01-03 14:35 UTC

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RE: Comment by Hondo
by Fool on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 15:39 in reply to "Comment by Hondo"
Fool Member since:
2009-10-17

They waited sixteen years for this? Did they spend the last sixteen years in a collective coma?

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RE[2]: Comment by Hondo
by Hondo on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 18:52 in reply to "RE: Comment by Hondo"
Hondo Member since:
2010-01-02

I never said the 16 years was easy did I ;-)

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RE[2]: Comment by Hondo
by corto on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 20:11 in reply to "RE: Comment by Hondo"
corto Member since:
2005-08-30

They waited sixteen years for this? Did they spend the last sixteen years in a collective coma?


Nobody waited. We just had hard times. We've continued to have fun, though.
Things have been improved slowly but with few people having courage and not afraid by a huge amount of work, we have great results now : AmigaOS 4, MorphOS 2, Sam440, ... and much more. I am not sure that people who criticizes here has a good idea of Amiga systems and apps.

With the level of comments like yours, as you talk about coma, it seems that your brain activity is not much greater.

Morb : You use to do that each time you post in an Amiga related thread but this is not fair to vomit on the Amiga you loved. Your scornful posts are really poor ...

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RE: Comment by Hondo
by bert64 on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 16:22 in reply to "Comment by Hondo"
bert64 Member since:
2007-04-23

THIS IS FANTASTIC NEWS!!

After all the broken promises the Amiga/users have been going through, this is truely deserved! Not many users of a system have have shown the same loyalty, as the Amiga users have.



Who's to say this latest news is not just the start of another "broken promise" ?

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