Reply to post: RiscOS really was magnificent but...

Roughly 30 years after its birth at UK's Acorn Computers, RISC OS 5 is going open source


RiscOS really was magnificent but...

...without preemptive multitasking it feels a little fragile these days. If you have a process go rogue for some reason, you can lock up the entire system.

The thing that sticks with me today however, is that for all the years I used these things, I don't remember that ever happening. The software quality back then must have been fantastic.

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