"The BBC has confirmed that long running rumours of a new BBC
Micro are in fact true. The project, tentatively named BBC Micro 2,
is not a new hardware platform like the original. Instead, it?s a
cross-platform IDE based on Eclipse, the popular open source
software development environment.
"The BBC plans to release the software on Linux, OS X, and
Windows, as well having support for the upcoming Raspberry Pi. The
point of the original Micro was to bring computing into schools,
teaching a new generation of kids how to code. This new project is
designed to do the same, but clearly as part of the user interfaces
people associate with and use in their day-to-day lives."