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sydney
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New RetroSoftware section

Postby sydney » Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:32 am

Hi guys.
I thought I'd start a new topic to discuss this so that we don't end up with 30 differently title threads and I don't end up getting several hundred pm's about it! :lol:
Let me know if you think three subforums in enough or anything else that needs to be added or changed.
Cheers,
Simon

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby Rich Talbot-Watkins » Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:50 pm

Good job Simon =D>

I think the best thing is to wait and see how the subforums fill up. BeebAsm used to get a lot of traffic of its own, and one day it might be worth moving BeebAsm topics from 'Development Tools' into a subforum within that, so they're not mixed up with other stuff. But I wouldn't do anything right now... more of a 'wait and see'.

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby Lardo Boffin » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:54 pm

I have just had a look at the new section and I dont have permissions to read the Project thread but the other two are fine.
Was it something I said?... :(
BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Retroclinic Datacentre + HDD, matchbox co-proc, Viglen twin 40/80 5.25" discs, acorn cassette
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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby danielj » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:56 pm

That's what's called in the trade "Teething problems" :D

d.

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby danielj » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:58 pm

Should work now!

d.

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby Lardo Boffin » Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:01 pm

danielj wrote:That's what's called in the trade "Teething problems" :D

d.


I work in IT so fully understand. Not tried posting but I can now read the section thanks!
BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Retroclinic Datacentre + HDD, matchbox co-proc, Viglen twin 40/80 5.25" discs, acorn cassette
BBC model B 32k issue 7, turboMMC, Opus Challenger 3 512k, Pi 3 coproc, Acorn 6502 coproc

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby kieranhj » Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:26 pm

Yay! Great to see this finally happen. Thanks for your work on this mods.

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby SteveF » Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:37 pm

I just see the following:
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I'd have assumed it was part of a transition and not said anything, but since other people seem to be able to read the section I thought I'd mention it. Or are you all talking about me behind my back in there? :-)

(Don't worry about the weird vertical line; I think that's a gimp screen grab artefact...)

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby Rich Talbot-Watkins » Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:41 pm

I assumed they were all empty at the moment. That's what I see too. (Is there a plan to migrate the old RS content here at some point too?)

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby SteveF » Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:51 pm

Perhaps I just misinterpreted Lardo's comment about being able to read the section; I jumped to conclusion he could read some actual posts in there, but maybe not. Or maybe it just looked different at 4pm this afternoon.

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Re: New RetroSoftware section

Postby 1024MAK » Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:52 pm

They are read / write for me. I just posted three test posts.

I'll leave them up for a bit. But will delete them in due course.

If anyone has any problems with this section, let us know.

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