Talk:Arthur (operating system)

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Merger proposal[edit]

Article merged: See talk-page. --trevj (talk) 14:33, 12 April 2011 (UTC)[]

Article name[edit]

The Syllable OS article is called "Syllable (operating system)", but this is called "Arthur (OS)". Should this be renamed to "Arthur (operating system)" to be consistant and more self-explanitory?

Okay, I've just moved it to "Arthur (operating system)". Although somewhere I saw the name written as "ARTHUR", in capitals, so should it really be at "ARTHUR"...? -- Oliver P. 15:43 Feb 17, 2003 (UTC)
No, Arthur is correct, ARTHUR is not the orthography anywhere I know of including in Acorn documentation. Rboatright 07:27 Feb 18, 2003 (UTC)

I spoke to one of the original Arthur (and later RISC OS) developers today, met him playing badminton! he confirms that Arthur was put together simply to get a product out in the field, to obtain revenue, since the proper OS project wasn't getting anywhere. Developers first name is Tim, I'll get his surname next week if he's there again.

Merger proposal (August 2007)[edit]

Does anyone else feel this article shoud be merged with RISC OS. Arthur being version 0.x and 1.x, and RISC OS being version 2.x to 6.x. The development of the OS and its module components is a continous line. --Flibble 11:36, 20 August 2007 (UTC)[]

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Save_Us_229 01:15, 31 December 2007 (UTC)[]

Suggestion - Merge RISC OS and Arthur (Operating System)[edit]

Suggestion - Merge RISC OS and Arthur (Operating System)

If this suggestion proceeds, then I guess Arthur (operating system) would be nominated for deletion. --trevj (talk) 08:52, 7 January 2011 (UTC)[]

Forget that. Arthur (operating system) could subsequently be redirected to RISC OS. --trevj (talk) 14:48, 7 January 2011 (UTC)[]