Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Oct 2005 15:56 UTC
RISC OS The debate over whether or not RISC OS should be open sourced took another turn this week when Peter Naulls argued that "certain parts" of the OS could be released under an open source licence. The State-side coder behind various ports including Firefox said this would ideally include "crucial parts that affect all users, even if they don't realise it, parts that can be created from scratch and made much better than the Acorn original, and parts which can managed by specific developers who already understand them well."
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You did it again...
by MYOB on Sat 15th Oct 2005 20:04 UTC
MYOB
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2005-06-29

You managed to call RISC OS RiscOS in that very post ;)

MIPS Inc RiscOS was also called RISC/os, that probably will get more hits. The Acorn product was -never- spelt RiscOS.

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RE: You did it again...
by Andrew Youll on Sat 15th Oct 2005 20:11 in reply to "You did it again..."
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2005-06-29

I said i searched "RiscOS" and all results returned pointed to Acorn Risc OS, look a space between them both, and then I asked for you to provide a link to the OS, as no results had been returned pertaining to its existance, so can you please show where in that post which you are referencing too, that I called Acorn's OS "RiscOS" opposed to Risc *look a space* OS.

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RE[2]: You did it again...
by Andrew Youll on Sat 15th Oct 2005 20:19 in reply to "RE: You did it again..."
Andrew Youll Member since:
2005-06-29

To put It another way... I haven't heard of "Risc/OS" / "RISCOS" so I need to you to educate me about it, searching Risc/os also returns Acorn RISC OS results, searching "Mips RISC/OS" so far has taught me that it was available in the 1980, and 1990's other than that I have no knowledge of the OS.

I called Acorn RISC OS, RiscOS due to my ignorance that another OS called RISCOS or Risc/OS existed, as far as I was concerned RiscOS, was just an Alias many use for Risc OS, just like People call GNU/Linux, Linux. IBM AT-PC Compatibles, PC's and Apple Machintosh's, Mac's.

I've acknowledged the existance of this other OS, with the name RISCOS, but as I said I'm ignorant of the details about it.

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RE: You did it again...
by on Sun 16th Oct 2005 19:01 in reply to "You did it again..."
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Spelled was never spelled spelt either ;)

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RE[2]: You did it again...
by Andrew Youll on Mon 17th Oct 2005 06:26 in reply to "RE: You did it again..."
Andrew Youll Member since:
2005-06-29

Uhm... In British English (aka International English) there is the word "Spelt"

http://img349.imageshack.us/img349/3698/spelt7ku.jpg

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