In the UK, the last of the physical RISC OS shows1 before the Long Gaptm until the next is Wakefield, which took place last month, but if you are able to get to The Netherlands, there’s one still to go – the annual RISC OS eXperience, hosted by the Big Ben Club in Koog aan de Zaan, and which takes place tomorrow.
Whether ’tis nobler in the pub to imbibe. Or something. The next RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting will be another hybrid meeting, with both a physical presence at the group’s regular venue, and an online one – but with an added twist: There will be two guest speakers for the evening, and one will be appearing in person, while the other will be at the other end of an internet connection.
Hot on the heels of a new version of Iris, the latest release of the new TCP/IP stack from RISC OS Developments (ROD) has been announced. Version 7.03 of the stack, which is based on the OpenBSD network stack, gains various improvements and fixes over the previous releases, including a compatibility layer so that it can be used with RiscPC, RPCEmu, Iyonix, and the Elesar Wi-Fi HAT, better support for IP addresses supplied via a Hosts file, an updated DHCP module that correctly reports the DHCP state, allowing user applications…
Unnoticed here in the bunker, the Big Ben Club will be holding their RISC OS eXperience event on Saturday, 14th May – less than a week from now – and both RISC OS Developments Ltd (ROD) and R-Comp will be represented on the day, both by Andrew Rawnsley.
With the season of ‘not wanting to get out from under the duvet because it’s cold and dark’ upon us – as well as that festival that happens every year in late December, followed by one that marks the change of year number – R-Comp’s Andrew Rawnsley has announced the dates his company will be officially closed for the period.
And Andrew Rawnsley will be doing an ‘AMA’ as well. What a bargain! The next RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting will take place on 14th December, which is a week earlier than it normally would – the second Monday of the month rather than the usual third. This month there will be a talk on behalf of RISC OS Developments Ltd about some of their projects, given by Andrew Rawnsley, followed by a talk about the latest R-Comp products, given by (checks notes) Andrew Rawnsley. And following…
Also: Date of 2020 London Show now known The RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) recently announced a change of venue for their first meeting of both the new year and new decade – and the guest speaker at that meeting with be Richard Brown, with an update on all the recent news from RISC OS Developments Ltd.
Impression Style now available free of charge Just in time for this year’s London Show, the company formed only a few short years ago by Andrew Rawnsley and Richard Brown has pulled another rabbit out of the hat, and announced that it has recently taken over ownership of the Impression family of products.
If you want to be brought up to date on news from RISC OS Developments – the company that now owns RISC OS – and you happen to be in the vicinity of Wakefield on Wednesday, then why not pop along to the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which takes place that evening?
Having very recently acquired Castle Technology, and therefore the rights to RISC OS itself, RISC OS Developments Ltd has made people sit up and take notice yet again – after last year doing the same when it announced itself to the world, with the news that it had successfully secured funding for a then unspecified RISC OS project. If you were unable to attend the RISC OS London Show, during which the company’s Richard Brown gave one of the talks – and in so doing packed the room set aside…