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Old 21 February 2012, 20:40   #52
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Originally Posted by Thorham View Post
On machines for the consumer market, yes. Preemptive multitasking is of course much older than the Amiga, and so are quite a few of it's features. AOS is only innovative as a consumer OS (probably ).

I disagree. Amigas were used for a lot of non-consumer things.

I know NASA used them. Movie production, music studios used them, TV stations. Martin-Marietta had a massive rendering farm of Amigas for many years. Military used them. Iomega rumored to use them to emulate Macs because the Macs were too slow. Kiosks, interactive educational displays.. and on and on and on.

I would argue that the Amiga was more successful for commercial and industrial applications and a failure in the consumer market, which is unfortunately the one that counts.

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