Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Author Topic: AROS is neato  (Read 1119 times)


0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline vic20ownerTopic starter

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jun 2004
  • Posts: 400
    • Show only replies by vic20owner
AROS is neato
« on: June 04, 2004, 05:28:55 PM »

Ok, I just wanted to pop in and say how pleased I am with Aros.   What a cool idea...  I love it.  I'm planning to contribute some programming time when I GET some time (single parent here).

One quick question: Why no screen dragdown for custom screens? Is this something that's still on the to-do list or is there a technical reason for it being left out so far?

Amiga 1200 030/50mhz 64MB Fast Ram 20GB HD
DTCV, S-Video hack, 1084S-D1, PCMCIA Wireless

Offline that_punk_guy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2002
  • Posts: 4526
    • Show only replies by that_punk_guy
Re: AROS is neato
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2004, 05:43:34 PM »
My layman's understanding of it is that the Amiga's custom chipset made screen-dragging an easy trick to pull off, but it's a lot of hassle for little gain on today's video hardware.

But you are correct, AROS is neato! :-D