Apple Clones (was: [rescue] BMRT SGI)

Joshua D Boyd jdboyd at
Mon Dec 16 09:31:55 CST 2002

On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 08:46:02AM +0100, Frank Van Damme wrote:
> On Sunday 15 December 2002 06:00, Joshua D Boyd wrote:
> > > Oh, right, sorry.  I sometimes forget that people actually tried to
> > > use MacOS machines.  I ran fleeing in terror from those.  :-)
> >
> > They were fine for some things.  Like photoshop.  I just wouldn't want
> > to write C code on them much.
> Do they compile slow? Or do you mean that the MacOS is a disaster?

In my very limited expereince MacOS before X was a disaster for C
programmers.  Thus, in 1996 I bought a PC running windows 95 which had
enough memory protection to survive most of my stupid C bugs, which the
Mac at the time didn't.  I thought long and hard about the mac because
it would have been so cool, but the PC finally won out.  What was I

Joshua D. Boyd

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