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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 23:37
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Posted By kolla
I am very happy that I don't have this...

I am very happy that I don't have this disability, if anything, I quite enjoy using hardware for something else than what it was "intended" for :)
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 20:07
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Semantics.. any computer connected to the...

Semantics.. any computer connected to the Internet is to some degree already a server.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 20:01
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Yes, indeed. And anyone can have FPGAs in the...

Yes, indeed. And anyone can have FPGAs in the cloud...
https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/f1/

(sorry for those who use legacy browsers not supporting the encryption used in the above URL)
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 19:56
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
It was, for Directory Opus Magellan :) ...

It was, for Directory Opus Magellan :)



There is a WAV datatype, and Multiview is the official "media player" of the operating system.

Is there any sample editor for Amiga that doesn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 19:13
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Except, that is the typical Amiga way - load...

Except, that is the typical Amiga way - load entire file into RAM and lock it.



I am sitting well and throwing popcorn at you guys :)
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 19:07
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Do several operations at once, also known as...

Do several operations at once, also known as multi-threading.

But, but... ASyncWB you say, yeah, but that is ASyncWB patching Workbench and doing the operations, rather than Workbench doing them....
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 19:02
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
It's rarely the applications themselves that...

It's rarely the applications themselves that create a need for RAM, it's the data you feed into them and what you want to do with that data that creates the need.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 18:58
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
What I would want in a next generation Amiga is...

What I would want in a next generation Amiga is very simple, just a desktop environment that can offer me the same work flow as I am used to from Amiga. I don't care about compatibility (there is UAE...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 18:31
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
This whole discussion is soooo retro, it belongs...

This whole discussion is soooo retro, it belongs in the 90ies :p
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 01:45
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
You need a CPU that address all the RAM that will...

You need a CPU that address all the RAM that will ever be in the lifespan of human existence?
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 22:55
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
You mean PAE? But then the 32bit CPU needs to...

You mean PAE? But then the 32bit CPU needs to support that, so you still need a new CPU and an Amiga operating system that supports it, and it will break compatibility - might just as well jump to...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 20:41
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Notice the absence of https on this site. How...

Notice the absence of https on this site.
How does http://morph.zone work for you?
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 14:56
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By kolla
You could ask Thomas and Olaf to have it back for...

You could ask Thomas and Olaf to have it back for OS 3.1.4 :)
Forum: News 12 May 2018, 11:44
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By kolla
What are the odds that just a few individuals...

What are the odds that just a few individuals bought the whole stock? Maybe there should be a limit for how many one can order at once, like there typically is for Raspberry Pi Zero :)
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 00:44
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Correct - MorphOS developers were following this...

Correct - MorphOS developers were following this sort of model. The inspiration for this model was NeXTSTEP, which at the time was viewed as the pinnacle of what a personal computer operating system...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2018, 17:45
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Back in the days (1996) when people with a sense...

Back in the days (1996) when people with a sense of OS design was still part of this community...

http://www.amiga.org/forums/picture.php?albumid=204&pictureid=1251
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2018, 14:10
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
The most easy attack back in the days was getting...

The most easy attack back in the days was getting people on IRC to load slightly crafted AmIRC scripts.
Forum: News 11 May 2018, 14:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By kolla
I think that was a special offer for backers. ...

I think that was a special offer for backers.

Anyways, I have ordered two :)
Forum: News 11 May 2018, 14:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By kolla
Phil wrote on Facebook that CAD files are coming,...

Phil wrote on Facebook that CAD files are coming, they just need some update and cleanups.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2018, 05:09
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
I would not say nobody, there is a retro scene...

I would not say nobody, there is a retro scene among black hatters too.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2018, 05:01
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
And what progress has been done in the matter?...

And what progress has been done in the matter? Nada.
Forum: Hardware mods 10 May 2018, 23:41
Replies: 153
Views: 11,315
Posted By kolla
Sorry, I was quoting the wrong section... the...

Sorry, I was quoting the wrong section... the part I wanted to quote was about the CD32 conversion, the "(minus the clock)" part. Optional RTC is fine, not having an option is not so fine :)
Forum: News 10 May 2018, 22:33
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By kolla
Indeed, that was one of the stretch goals, from...

Indeed, that was one of the stretch goals, from what I remember.

Yes, it was the 130k goal - the SolidWorks CAD files.
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2018, 22:05
Replies: 31
Views: 787
Posted By kolla
You mean when accessing windows filesystems...

You mean when accessing windows filesystems directly? Doesn't WinUAE use metafiles for holding Amiga filesystem flags?
I know FS-UAE does, files get a companion file, with extension .uaem.
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2018, 21:59
Replies: 31
Views: 787
Posted By kolla
Correct, that's exactly what it is. Funny...

Correct, that's exactly what it is.

Funny that you mention DOpus, because there was quite a turmoil with the DOpus developers (Jonathan Potter, and Greg Perry) over this back in the days, as they...
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2018, 14:51
Replies: 31
Views: 787
Posted By kolla
Lol, I would be surprised if the correct answer...

Lol, I would be surprised if the correct answer would win such a poll :)

I use the H flag quite actively on my systems, it's a nice way to speed up the boot process while keeping startup-sequence...
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2018, 01:00
Replies: 31
Views: 787
Posted By kolla
H flag is not hidden, and for anyone saying it is...

H flag is not hidden, and for anyone saying it is - if H means hidden, when and from what is it hidden? Where is "show hidden files"? :)
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2018, 00:52
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By kolla
You can download ProcessIcon...

You can download ProcessIcon (http://aminet.net/package/util/wb/ProcessIcon) to both view and set the position manually from command line.
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2018, 00:44
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By kolla
PeterK's icon.library is supposed to take care of...

PeterK's icon.library is supposed to take care of this too.

I'm sure the ram-handler of OS 3.1.4 will also handle softlinks :)
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2018, 00:40
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
The best you could have hoped for, is what Apple...

The best you could have hoped for, is what Apple did, re-implement the classic OS user experience on a modern operating system (in Apple's case NeXTStep, a BSD UNIX on Mach microkernel), if...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2018, 00:34
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
AmigaOS doesn't just lack, it is based around and...

AmigaOS doesn't just lack, it is based around and highly relies on concepts that is strictly illegal in all modern operating systems - AmigaOS is essentially an operating system that is one process,...
Forum: News 10 May 2018, 00:29
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By kolla
How is it related to DClock2, if at all?

How is it related to DClock2, if at all?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2018, 14:29
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
I suggest you buy a Terasic DE-10 Nano and start...

I suggest you buy a Terasic DE-10 Nano and start hacking on it, replacing the CPU part of the Minimig core with an UAE CPU core on the ARM.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2018, 12:08
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
Cool, there's plenty of hardware available for...

Cool, there's plenty of hardware available for such hybrid solutions. So, just implement it already :)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 10:35
Replies: 55
Views: 2,125
Posted By kolla
Or do you mean Apollo Core critics? Why is...

Or do you mean Apollo Core critics?

Why is it so damn hard for people to differentiate between the two very much separated and independent projects?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 23:04
Replies: 55
Views: 2,125
Posted By kolla
I don't know, I don't find it particularly...

I don't know, I don't find it particularly amazing. It's been 20 years since 1998, the Minimig is already more than 10 years ago, Natami about the same iirc. CBM Amiga only existed for 10 years. MPEG...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 21:25
Replies: 55
Views: 2,125
Posted By kolla
Why are they registered as companies? Would it...

Why are they registered as companies? Would it not be easier to do what "the team" is doing and avoid all kinds of paperwork and responsibilities? It's not like Elbox, IComp etc are making a living...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 21:21
Replies: 55
Views: 2,125
Posted By kolla
I see nothing modern in the Amiga experience,...

I see nothing modern in the Amiga experience, closest would perhaps be what MorphOS offers. The Vampire pushes the Amiga to around 1998, but the OS and software is still the same old, with all the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 15:30
Replies: 55
Views: 2,125
Posted By kolla
But does it give you a "modern" Amiga experience?...

But does it give you a "modern" Amiga experience? If so, what's so modern about it? Aside from HDMI output, there is nothing I can do with Vampire cards that I could not do on Amiga roughly 20 years...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 14:55
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By kolla
I don't think so many system developers would...

I don't think so many system developers would think so. The OS is a big pile of compromises and tradeoffs, games more often than not avoided using the OS for other than bootstrapping, and rather...
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