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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 23:58
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Posted By grond
3.1.4 was organised by the people who coded it....

3.1.4 was organised by the people who coded it. These people believe that Hyperion is the only entity that could legally publish 3.1.4, hence, they approached Hyperion about it. All Hyperion did was...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2019, 15:30
Replies: 108
Views: 4,346
Posted By grond
Sounds very much like it will be much easier to...

Sounds very much like it will be much easier to push 3.1.4 into the same legal limbo as 3.5 and 3.9 than to continue its development without risking further legal problems...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2019, 15:44
Replies: 197
Views: 12,702
Posted By grond
With so many people eager to side with a party I...

With so many people eager to side with a party I suspect that taking sides in a fight is a hobby in itself for many...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 March 2019, 09:43
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
@Minuous: That seems a rather creative...

@Minuous:

That seems a rather creative Interpretation of the words "upgrade privileges". If it had been meant like that, duration of the granted license would have entirely depended on the actions...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 20:34
Replies: 197
Views: 12,702
Posted By grond
No. The original license cannot become void...

No. The original license cannot become void because of a later contract with a different party. There might be reason for dispute between Jens and the P96 parties, though, if there are different...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 20:10
Replies: 197
Views: 12,702
Posted By grond
Because Cloanto didn't do Jens the favour and...

Because Cloanto didn't do Jens the favour and paid again for what they already paid 18 years ago?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 19:45
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
I don't see why anything would be voided. The...

I don't see why anything would be voided. The purchase may simply appear a much worse deal. If Jens thought he could recoup (part of) bis purchase money from Cloanto and now has to accept there is no...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 16:43
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
OK, no I do understand the Cloanto reference...

OK, no I do understand the Cloanto reference Vetter now but if Jens decided to just accept reality, there would be no further reason to leave the Amiga market. This still seems to be a rather...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 15:00
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
No, but I believe to know which component will...

No, but I believe to know which component will control access to this chipmem: the NOS Amiga custom chips. I can't see how they could be made to support much higher bandwidths than what an original...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 14:54
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
I don't see how Cloanto could be a problem for...

I don't see how Cloanto could be a problem for icomp but I probably lack a deeper understanding of the arrangements Hyperion and icomp have made. I would assume that there is more money to be made in...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 08:14
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
@Don_Adan: Why 882-compatibility? While the...

@Don_Adan:

Why 882-compatibility? While the 080 does support all 882 instructions, this condition would exclude the 040 and 060. While your comments about the MMU are mostly correct (perhaps not...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 March 2019, 17:24
Replies: 116
Views: 10,405
Posted By grond
If you want a technical modification of the...

If you want a technical modification of the original technology, why would you go for something that gives you a few percent extra and not for something that is hundred times faster like the Vampires...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2019, 17:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By grond
Your allegation is not pardoned. Good luck in...

Your allegation is not pardoned. Good luck in finding any support for your claim I was "ok with software piracy". I suppose you haven't had a thread closed in some time and now feel urged to troll...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2019, 17:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By grond
I beg your pardon?

I beg your pardon?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2019, 16:27
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Views: 1,093
Posted By grond
There is no permission or license and neither a...

There is no permission or license and neither a need for one. All patents expired long ago and for all I know an ISA or instruciton encoding scheme is not copyrightable.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2019, 15:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By grond
What?

What?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 February 2019, 16:28
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
Some talented person made a custom Vampire case...

Some talented person made a custom Vampire case for the V4-stand-alone. I for one like the look a lot. I was more in favour of the accelerator variants of the Vampire because I like the original look...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 February 2019, 15:59
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By grond
BF-instructions are quite handy for some very...

BF-instructions are quite handy for some very specific things. Handling planar bitmap graphics, some math functions (mainly BFFFO) and compression and decompression come to my mind. Amiga probably...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2019, 15:34
Replies: 802
Views: 59,436
Posted By grond
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC-MR84S1H8#t=2m04...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC-MR84S1H8#t=2m04

2m04

:D
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2019, 13:48
Replies: 802
Views: 59,436
Posted By grond
It doesn't mean either that Hyperion is to credit...

It doesn't mean either that Hyperion is to credit for the improvement of OS3 which was the starting point of this little sub-discussion.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2019, 10:50
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
I'm very happy and interested in this combination...

I'm very happy and interested in this combination because the Vampire may be fast enough to run AROS decently while providing a sort of launchpad for AROS for slower 68k systems. If AROS runs well...
Forum: News 02 February 2019, 10:41
Replies: 99
Views: 7,318
Posted By grond
The way I heard it P96 contains large chunks of...

The way I heard it P96 contains large chunks of disassembled code of layers.library that then get built into a P96 binary.
Forum: News 01 February 2019, 13:59
Replies: 99
Views: 7,318
Posted By grond
I'm not sure how any of this is relevant today....

I'm not sure how any of this is relevant today. Assuming that Hyperion's involvement and consent put the legal issues straight, it doesn't really matter how legal the release was back then. And the...
Forum: News 01 February 2019, 08:33
Replies: 99
Views: 7,318
Posted By grond
Since they did a lot of work, they can still sell...

Since they did a lot of work, they can still sell there rights to that work. The question is whether the purchaser can use what he bought without permission from a third party and thus what price he...
Forum: News 31 January 2019, 16:38
Replies: 99
Views: 7,318
Posted By grond
So Thomas's reply to my question wasn't helpful...

So Thomas's reply to my question wasn't helpful to you in assessing how much support buying OS3.1.4 and P96 actually means to Thomas? And, hence, my question was just "closed source whining,...
Forum: News 31 January 2019, 14:42
Replies: 99
Views: 7,318
Posted By grond
Who does earn the money that supposedly goes into...

Who does earn the money that supposedly goes into the tip jar if somebody pays more than the minimum price of 8€? Jens wrote here that a customer is supposed to pay more than 8€ to "secure further...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 15:32
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
So you are saying that deliberately...

So you are saying that deliberately misinterpreting a statement for the sake of argumentation is just disagreeing? There even is a wikipedia article about this technique:...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 14:48
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
I would suggest deleting everything from post 19...

I would suggest deleting everything from post 19 and just leaving post 23.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 14:43
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
He turned a statement how it is not necessary to...

He turned a statement how it is not necessary to run Windows/WinUAE into a statement how a V4 would render Windows PCs superfluous. This is called a straw man fallacy: the first step is to turn a...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 14:39
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
Yes, great, just give the troll what he wants....

Yes, great, just give the troll what he wants. This discussion went along really well until people went off-topic.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 14:38
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
Wine requires an x86 CPU.

Wine requires an x86 CPU.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 14:32
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
You were referring to a post that was clearly a...

You were referring to a post that was clearly a reply to someone who has been stressing (repeatedly in this thread and elsewhere) that WinUAE is the UAE to have and superior to any Amiga hardware....
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 13:51
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
Fine. My favourite icecream is vanilla.

Fine. My favourite icecream is vanilla.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 13:51
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
What's there not to understand? I don't own a...

What's there not to understand? I don't own a Windows PC. However, I do own a PC that suits all my daily computing needs and that is NEITHER a Windows PC NOR an Amiga. To run WinUAE I would have to...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 13:27
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
He didn't say that. He said that you will be able...

He didn't say that. He said that you will be able to buy a new Amiga (=V4) and not buy a Windows PC instead which you would need to run WinUAE. Obviously the mere idea that people do not own Windows...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 12:02
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
Well, we all understood your point and assume you...

Well, we all understood your point and assume you understand ours. If not, there is no need to discuss further. If yes, we simply agree to disagree. It is that simple. There is no...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 11:52
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
There is nothing that would EVER make me consider...

There is nothing that would EVER make me consider buying Windows. No WinUAE for me.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 11:33
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
Well, it just comes down to personal preferences....

Well, it just comes down to personal preferences. To me UAE (I don't run Windows) is a very useful tool. I can use it to write code in a computer that doesn't need rebooting each time my code crashes...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2019, 11:13
Replies: 169
Views: 9,063
Posted By grond
WinUAE may be faster and, as it is more mature,...

WinUAE may be faster and, as it is more mature, more compatible at the time being, however, the WinUAE uses JIT to reach its incredible speed which means that a lot of things will behave...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2019, 14:55
Replies: 802
Views: 59,436
Posted By grond
That is an attempt to make the judge ask for a...

That is an attempt to make the judge ask for a proportional security deposit as a prerequisite for such an injunction in the hope that Cloanto/Amiga/Itec cannot come up with the required amount of...
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