Administrivia

Dude, where’s your Privacy Policy?

Having just published an item concerning GDPR, this may be a good opportunity to pre-empt an obvious question and explain why RISCOSitory currently has no Privacy Policy published on the website. The simple answer is that the site does not collect any personally identifiable information (with the exception of IP addresses in site logs, handled […]

Mailing lists

New ‘Shows’ discussion list now open for business

With yet another successful Southwest Show disappearing in the rear view mirror (report coming soon…ish), and the Wakefield Show now looming on the horizon, there has been a small amount of behind the scenes discussion about issues surrounding the RISC OS shows in general. An idea put forward in one of those discussions was for […]

Announcements

Windows XP end of life – how it affects RISCube/RISCBook users

Announcement from Andrew Rawnsley, 4th April, 2014. R-Comp Interactive have recently written to users of RISCube and RISCBook computer systems regarding the imminent end-of-life of Windows XP (April 8th). The general advice is “don’t panic” but we have provided a range of (we hope) helpful tips to bear in mind if you’re still using Windows […]

Mailing lists

New mailing list for AppBasic and DrawScript

Two become one – group hug! Following a discussion on the RISC OS Open Ltd forums, there is now a mailing list hosted on RISCOSitory.com’s sister site, RISCOSitory.co.uk, for users of AppBasic and DrawScript, two pieces of software by Joe Taylor.

Mailing lists

OpenVector mailing list

Jumps out. Says “Boo!” With OpenVector and its brethren continuing to be updated by Christopher Martin, Richard Torrens has highlighted the existence of the OpenVector mailing list, which he has been running for a couple of years, and is for both existing users of the software, as well as potential new users. Richard, who also […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 19th November 2011

Following on from the news that Pipedream is now free to download, Gerald Fitton has announced that Fireworkz for RISC OS is also now free to download. Fireworkz is an integrated word processor and spreadsheet package, with some very powerful and useful facilities, which works in a fundamentally different way to PipeDream. Both are very […]

User groups

Bristol RISC OS Users 2nd Meeting

Following the success of the first meeting of members of the Bristol RISC OS Users mailing list, a discussion list formed to support the possible rebirth of a user group for the area, a second meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday 16th March, 2011, and is therefore an ideal opportunity to discuss anything of interest […]

Shows

South West Show 2011 – provisional date

According to Jim Nagel of Archive Magazine in a post to the the Bristol RISC OS Users mailing list, he received news today that a date has been pencilled in for the South West Show in 2011 – 5th March. No further details are available as yet, and given that Jim used the words ‘pencilled […]