Drobe: Running RISC OS Programs on Linux
Apr 02, 2005, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"After the disbanding of Acorn, there was not an inconsiderable
debate about how to save RISC OS. Whilst the most obvious and
practical result of that was RISCOS Ltd, an idea aired many times
was the dream of getting RISC OS apps to run natively under Linux
or other Unix-based operating systems. A variety of wild ideas were
named, with credibility from ill-considered to just about plausible
given a vast amount of work.
"One idea that did make a little bit of headway was Riscose, by
Matthew Bloch. The idea consisted of an ARM emulator running under
Linux with emulation of some SWIs..."