Now out in the land of the Acorn BBC and the Specy things may still be a
bit different, but here in the rest of the world, the place you used to
call your "empire", the intel cpu can handle a plethora of os's and
platforms from which to work.
Remeber the words of the famous yank GI Joe "Knowing is half the battle"
(the other half is a good sucker punch)
Hugs and kisses from the colonies.