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Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2021, 16:13
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Posted By boemann
Tab completion in the shell is naturally one of...

Tab completion in the shell is naturally one of the new features of the 3.2 shell. Thomas wrote about this already a year ago. Contrary to tab completion in consoles doing it in the shell like 3.2...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2021, 07:06
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Posted By boemann
Well the OS and the other things we have...

Well the OS and the other things we have handpicked are really good and so it would be a shame if it just got lost to time
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2021, 07:18
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Posted By boemann
Not cd32 but yeah devcon 93. Just don't expect we...

Not cd32 but yeah devcon 93. Just don't expect we did everything verbatim. Things change, reality kicks in and we only did a fraction of all the ideas. Still I'm pretty proud of the things we did do.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 12:20
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Posted By boemann
Even ReAction is simply an implementation of...

Even ReAction is simply an implementation of Commodores plans. It is basically a collection of new classes. That makes it a much more direct continuation of 3.1 than a whole new ecosystem like MUI....
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 11:44
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Posted By boemann
What I personally like the best about 3.2 is that...

What I personally like the best about 3.2 is that it can still look and feel similar to 3.1. I do have most new features turned on, but to me it still feels very much like the retro 3.1 that I have...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2021, 14:05
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Posted By boemann
Yes it is easily possibly to take those ADF...

Yes it is easily possibly to take those ADF images and do an install from those
Forum: Amiga scene 06 March 2021, 09:35
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Posted By boemann
Not beyond our already stated hope to release in...

Not beyond our already stated hope to release in the first half of the year, and that Hyperion are the ones that make the decision to release
Forum: Amiga scene 20 February 2021, 00:21
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Posted By boemann
Thanks, and yes I'm a woman so that is one

Thanks, and yes I'm a woman so that is one
Forum: Amiga scene 19 February 2021, 21:54
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Posted By boemann
Then go with 3.1.4 as it is definitely not 1...

Then go with 3.1.4 as it is definitely not 1 week. The exact date is not even decided as we are still fixing bugs on it. But it is no longer major bugs. We will never fix all bugs no matter how long...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 February 2021, 21:22
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Posted By boemann
Here is a bit of news for you then: TextEdit will...

Here is a bit of news for you then: TextEdit will handle multi documents in tabs
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2021, 08:35
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Posted By boemann
Ahem Notepad on the very first release of the OS...

Ahem Notepad on the very first release of the OS had a (non blinking) line cursor, Textcraft had blinking line cursor, just about every wordprocessor /dtp had blinking line cursor. The shell and also...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2021, 12:46
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Posted By boemann
3.2 will have some of the things you ask for....

3.2 will have some of the things you ask for. Some are too much for this time around, but not out of line with what I and or we would like to do.
As for datatypes - our basic datatypes will be...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 January 2021, 12:16
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Posted By boemann
No

No
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2020, 18:53
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Posted By boemann
You will have to wait and see. :xmas

You will have to wait and see. :xmas
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2020, 15:24
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Posted By boemann
We certainly aim to make the NDK as complete as...

We certainly aim to make the NDK as complete as possible
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2020, 09:26
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Posted By boemann
So yes i guess pseudo-WYSIWYG amigaguide editor...

So yes i guess pseudo-WYSIWYG amigaguide editor would be somewhat possible, whereas just explained syntax highlighting is already possible via a hook. (the hook i use in the TextEdit program)
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2020, 08:52
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Posted By boemann
as for highlighting it is already there, via a...

as for highlighting it is already there, via a hook so the rendering of the bold underline and colors are already there. But these attributes are temporary in nature and only under control of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2020, 23:03
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Posted By boemann
In texteditor.gadget there has been this...

In texteditor.gadget there has been this unimplemented API for style (bold, italic, underline, and textcolor), but not different fonts.

It is the same rendering I use for highlighting, where it...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2020, 17:48
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Posted By boemann
I'm afraid not (we are past feature freeze), but...

I'm afraid not (we are past feature freeze), but it should be added in then future for sure
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2020, 15:59
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Posted By boemann
I'm not quite sure I understand. The Amiga uses...

I'm not quite sure I understand. The Amiga uses Latin 1 and have done so since 1985
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2020, 18:46
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Posted By boemann
load and save is not done directly to file. As a...

load and save is not done directly to file. As a programmer you have to implement that yourself. You basically give the gadget a buffer and it copies the text in either direction. This buffer needs...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 June 2020, 06:25
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Posted By boemann
We asked for input on AmigaOS 3.2 and beyond. Not...

We asked for input on AmigaOS 3.2 and beyond. Not to drop everything besides the name which is what you seem to suggest. And no - Amiga has no brand recognition for 99% of tech consumers anymore.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2020, 21:45
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Posted By boemann
You are trolling

You are trolling
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2020, 16:52
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Posted By boemann
Since there is no such thing as a graphic card...

Since there is no such thing as a graphic card driver that would be a bit hard.

As Thomas hinted it would be a dream of ours to try to do that in a future release. But it is a big undertaking.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2020, 20:21
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Posted By boemann
Okay people. Enough of these crackpot ideas of...

Okay people. Enough of these crackpot ideas of adding multiprocessor or memoryprotection to AmigaOS. It has been told many places many times: It can't be done. PERIOD.

You could make another OS...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2020, 19:44
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Posted By boemann
Then you will also only get a general answer. ...

Then you will also only get a general answer.

Think of it as a house. We have replaced the floor in one room painted everything, repaired the broken windows, moved a wall 30 cm, and built a new...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2020, 13:39
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Posted By boemann
A GUI fro DiskDoctor would be interesting as...

A GUI fro DiskDoctor would be interesting as people who have trouble with disks are not limited to people who know how to handle a shell. That said. it is not in the cards this ti.me around

A...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2020, 12:07
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Posted By boemann
Unfortunately utility.library is needed in ROM so...

Unfortunately utility.library is needed in ROM so we can't just balloon it as we are very limited on ROM space.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 07:04
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Posted By boemann
retro-commodore doesn't support deep linking, but...

retro-commodore doesn't support deep linking, but go to the site and search for yourself. The documents on that site is often of superior quality
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2020, 16:53
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Views: 192,148
Posted By boemann
Thanks I think this one looks interesting. Would...

Thanks I think this one looks interesting. Would you be willing to polish off those old adaptations or possibly redo them if they are lost. I would be interested in making a texteditor.gadget based...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2020, 19:30
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Posted By boemann
That is an interesting link. Thanks

That is an interesting link. Thanks
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2020, 14:56
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Posted By boemann
Just to clarify, that even though this is a...

Just to clarify, that even though this is a general bug and very good that it gets fixed, the example we saw in workbench is the first we heard of it, so probably not worth worrying about for the...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2020, 11:14
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Views: 192,148
Posted By boemann
It has now been fixed by another member of our...

It has now been fixed by another member of our team. It turned out to actually be a bug in graphics.library
So it was not just a minor thing, as it could potentially affect other applications too....
Forum: Amiga scene 15 April 2020, 10:26
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Views: 192,148
Posted By boemann
The current state is that developers using the...

The current state is that developers using the textediitor.gadget can write their own syntax highlighters. That is the low level.

The TextEdit application uses this low level to create 2...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 April 2020, 09:55
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Views: 192,148
Posted By boemann
This is not a small thing to do however....

This is not a small thing to do however. Intuition effectively locks the screen as it is temporarily destroying all windows drawing the moving frame. If it didn't block all windows would most likely...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2020, 16:18
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Views: 192,148
Posted By boemann
amigo1 and Daedalus Thanks for your recent...

amigo1 and Daedalus

Thanks for your recent series of replies about shortcuts. It is indeed something we discuss from time to time too, and there are a lot of good points in what you write.

I...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2020, 11:24
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Posted By boemann
The time for new features are rapidly closing, as...

The time for new features are rapidly closing, as we have begun our road to feature freeze. That means that any new features you guys propose will most likely be postponed for 3.3 or even later. But...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2020, 12:30
Replies: 982
Views: 131,475
Posted By boemann
Fully agree. But it is still something that is...

Fully agree. But it is still something that is free that they sell on. Anyone could do what they did. Normal publishers have to pay the author. With GPL it is all profit for the publisher. Not saying...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2020, 11:31
Replies: 982
Views: 131,475
Posted By boemann
That doesn't mean they own, or made, or even...

That doesn't mean they own, or made, or even contributed to it. It just means they took something that is free, and sold it on to you, putting their name on it.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2020, 22:19
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Views: 192,148
Posted By boemann
:agree ;)

:agree ;)
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