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[News] New interviewANN.lu
Posted on 21-May-2002 14:23 GMT by cOrpse17 comments
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Snip Snip Amiga.org : "Released to Amigart.com this is a short interview and by the sound of it, maybe the last before we see AmigaOS4 because it sounds like they havn't got far to go. Ben states once again, to be patient and wait for the best AmigaOS ever. " And before this turns into some stupid argument , leave you personal issues at the door , i'm willing not to bash ***** if we can all just stay positive.
New interview : Comment 1 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by Marcus Sundman on 21-May-2002 12:29 GMT
Here is the URL:
http://www.amigart.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1189
<A HREF="http://www.amigart.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1189">link</A>
New interview : Comment 2 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 21-May-2002 12:34 GMT
In reply to Comment 1 (Marcus Sundman):
Thanks for that ... i must have forgot.
New interview : Comment 3 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by Rik Sweeney on 21-May-2002 12:45 GMT
Sounds like it's shaping up nicely. I don't doubt that Hyperion won't fail to deliver the product*, given their track record.
*I hope I got that right, oh well.
New interview : Comment 4 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 21-May-2002 12:59 GMT
In reply to Comment 3 (Rik Sweeney):
Yeah they do have a good track record ...
I always thought the csppc and bppc version would be the same , seems not.
Not a problem really , i just hope enough of the drivers etc are finished for the first release to make a good impression.
Question to Hyperion ;) , "can you insure bppc and mediator support ? i wanna buy a mediator for a better gfx card and sound and later a shark but i don't want it to back fire and be limited to os 3.9 , if its not going to be deffo i may just order an aONe asap :/"
New interview : Comment 5 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by Robert on 21-May-2002 13:21 GMT
This is sounding better all the time.
Keep up the good work, guys.
Robert
New interview : Comment 6 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by SlimJim on 21-May-2002 16:48 GMT
Maybe this is a rather old interview? Here Ben talks about new screenshots
'in a few weeks', whereas he recently told us he had stuff to show 'in ten days'
-that would be any day now...?
.
SlimJim
New interview : Comment 7 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by Ben Hermans/Hyperion on 21-May-2002 16:51 GMT
In reply to Comment 6 (SlimJim):
I decided to hold off on any further screenshots in the immediate future.
The reason is that I also want to include shots of the new preferences editors for Intuition.
These are still in the works.
New interview : Comment 8 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by |Lando| on 21-May-2002 17:26 GMT
In reply to Comment 4 (cOrpse):
>can you insure bppc and mediator support ? i wanna buy a mediator for a
>better gfx card and sound and later a shark but i don't want it to back fire
>and be limited to os 3.9 , if its not going to be deffo i may just order an
>aONe asap :/"
I second that. I spent a lot of money on my Mediator and all the PCI boards to stick in it and the promise of the SharkPPC to run OS4 was a big factor, so if OS4 wont support it there will be a lot of disappointed people...
New interview : Comment 9 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 21-May-2002 17:28 GMT
In reply to Comment 7 (Ben Hermans/Hyperion):
Are the new prefs going to be reaction based ( like os3.9 ) , if so , not being nasty to H&P , is there any chance of making them look *right* ... the 3.9 ones were abit sloppy.
Another one .. Is reactions look being made to be more like the rest of the os , i would like it to be kind of a transparent feature having reaction there and reaction GUI's with progress meters are the worst :( on my system the end and iirc first point are not in line with the meter part if you know what i mean. other then the look reaction is pretty sound.
Oh another interesting idea .. If i buy os 4 for my bppc then buy an amigaONe is there going to be a rebate or something . Basically am i buying a licence or just a copy of the os ? not that i'd mind paying twice but i'm a skint student :)
New interview : Comment 10 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 21-May-2002 17:35 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (|Lando|):
I've managed to get a credit card enabled sibling to order it for me on loan even tho they don't think its a wise idea.
My hope is to step my upgrade path .. use my current ppc with a mediator and then replace the old ppc with a shark and put the a1200 board to rest ( if it doesn't RIP this week :( ) . Also i think the mediator could be used in backplain mode in one of those ickle funky cube cases :D
So anyone want a bvision , pcmcia network and paula .. oh can't take that off dang :P ... Need pci scsi card or ata 133 drivers for the mediator too ! :D
New interview : Comment 11 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 21-May-2002 17:37 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (cOrpse):
opps i don't mean its been ordered , just that i've opened that option phew :D
New interview : Comment 12 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by DonateToUserGroups on 21-May-2002 17:40 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (cOrpse):
Donate your spare kit to a user group - there are people out there trying to keep their systems running who would be desperate for your cast offs.
New interview : Comment 13 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 21-May-2002 18:01 GMT
In reply to Comment 12 (DonateToUserGroups):
I've given away amiga stuff before ....
Anyone that gets this stuff either has to pay or use the stuff for the progression and development of the amiga platform cuz i'm skint'os lol
New interview : Comment 14 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by amigammc on 21-May-2002 20:32 GMT
In reply to Comment 9 (cOrpse):
>If i buy os 4 for my bppc then buy an amigaONe is there going to be a
>rebate or something .
Well, if you buy two PC's you pay twice for Windows, no rebates, and the AmigaOS market is much smaller than the Windows market (see how M$ has decreased the price of the X-Box since it's not a monopoly?)
New interview : Comment 15 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by Leki on 22-May-2002 07:34 GMT
In reply to Comment 14 (amigammc):
x-box is supposed to be doing pretty crap with sales in europe :)
wish we had halo on the amiga though :)
New interview : Comment 16 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by cOrpse on 22-May-2002 10:06 GMT
In reply to Comment 15 (Leki):
Halo is ok , multiplayer suxs tho .... xbox control pad buttons are too damn small tho
New interview : Comment 17 of 17ANN.lu
Posted by Henning Nielsen Lund on 22-May-2002 17:30 GMT
The future (AmigaOneG3-SE + AmigaOS 4.0) is near :o)
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