[rescue] G5 case

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Jun 24 12:32:27 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 01:25:48PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 01:17 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
> >> I don't get it.  You'd be against having a *nix based OS with the OSX
> >> interface on a PC?  Personaly I'd love to put that onto a 1.4Ghz PC or
> >> similar.  Am I missing the point?
> >
> > It would eliminate any reason for Apple to have their own (nice) 
> > hardware.
> >
> > Look at what happened to NeXT.
>    ...and Be, and countless others.  "We have great hardware, mediocre 
> software, and a steadily growing user base...hey, let's port our 
> software to PCs!"

I wouldn't say they had mediocre software, just immature software.  I
still miss BeOS.  It appears it might be moving forward again though,
albeit with now crummy hardware support.

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