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Old 06 July 2016, 22:29   #128
Thorham
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Frankly, because I've never heard of Lua until just now.
It's not exactly unknown.

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There is a fundamental divide in the entire Retro community. A Luddite movement who thinks anything but a 1.3 KS with a floppy drive is kind of sin, and those of us who want a neo-nostalgia.
I don't think I'm part of either of those camps. I'm not interested in KS1.3 and floppies, and neither am I nostalgic.

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The fact is, the only way worth doing anything NEW for the Amiga, is the Neo-nostalgia path.
Nonsense. Writing software for actual Amiga computers isn't wasted effort.

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The problem is when people from one side of the fence call others Luddite as if they had access to an objective truth about what the proper use of an Amiga should be.
Indeed. The only proper use of an Amiga is to do what ever you want with it.

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The Amiga will never be relevant again unless it changes hands and gets a massive overhaul that most of the community will disapprove of because it will then resemble a PC/Mac anyway.
The Amiga will never be relevant again, regardless of what happens. The sooner people realize this, the better.
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