AROS One 68k

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wawa

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Reply #15 on: October 03, 2019, 01:08:29 AM
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i kind of wonder if rather than creating another distribution you couldnt help us maintain basic 68k aros distro. some basic intelligence, scripting and bash knowledge is of course helpful with the task. but generally a common distro that builds automatically and incorporates latest changes along with a decent iff based theme for amigas and vampires would be better for the community than separate projects.



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Reply #16 on: October 05, 2019, 11:32:25 PM
I'm not a developer and I'm an old man of 65 years, I'm still available for any test . I don't know the Vampire hardware but today working with iff images doesn't make sense anymore, I think AROS 68k shouldn't have restrictions are the Computers that host it that need to be enhanced, what's the point of using AROS on an old Amiga,,



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Reply #17 on: October 06, 2019, 01:41:12 AM
I'm not a developer and I'm an old man of 65 years, I'm still available for any test . I don't know the Vampire hardware but today working with iff images doesn't make sense anymore, I think AROS 68k shouldn't have restrictions are the Computers that host it that need to be enhanced, what's the point of using AROS on an old Amiga,,

What's the point of using AROS on an old Amiga? That's a good question and it may be subject to one's own personal taste.

Better yet, why should the Apollo Team or Individual Computers make new harware for an old computer system like an Amiga?

That may also be personal taste. There are still dedicated Amiga users out there, but they are becoming fewer and fewer lately.

ILBM is an outdated file format but so are many others. It's just for reasons of nostalgia and compatibility with file types.

AROS 68k is just one flavor of AROS. It has much potential but it still has room to grow.



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Reply #18 on: October 06, 2019, 08:49:32 AM
Right, I was referring to the fact that AROS must run on Modern Computers, the old Amigas are too slow for this system, surfing the internet running multimedia can not follow on an old Amiga. To the nostalgic we let them use the old software so much to them not iteressa the new software, besides OS31 see nothing else.



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Reply #19 on: October 06, 2019, 10:40:45 AM
lets not drag this out. its a matter of opiniont what one wants to use aros on, when its available for a given platform.
what concerns developing, i rather meant testing aros and putting together components for a distro rather than coding itself.



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Reply #20 on: October 06, 2019, 06:41:00 PM
Right, I was referring to the fact that AROS must run on Modern Computers, the old Amigas are too slow for this system, surfing the internet running multimedia can not follow on an old Amiga. To the nostalgic we let them use the old software so much to them not iteressa the new software, besides OS31 see nothing else.

Your work on AfA One is greatly appreciated. If you would like to contribute to AROS 68k what it really needs in my opinion is a cosmetic makeover like you have done for AfA One. Last time I saw 68k it used Gorilla Icons. Your themes and icons would really make it stand out.

Accelerated Amigas are more common these days and quite capable. If you had an Amiga with a V2+ accelerator you would be impressed.

Development and testing for AROS advances slowly and some areas get neglected because there aren't enough skilled people involved. We all do what we can. Your enthusiasm for AfA One shows skills that would benefit many more people for AROS.



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Reply #21 on: October 06, 2019, 09:48:40 PM
 the problem is we ideally need themes and icons properly licensed for a usage that complies with aros or we can just use them for a fork/distribution and hope thats fine with the creators.
on an apollo forums vox proposed that:
http://apollo-core.com/knowledge.php?b=9&note=23768&z=_RwXiL
i havnt yet looked at it admittedly.