[rescue] G5 case

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jun 24 13:53:26 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 01:32 PM, Joshua D. Boyd 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.

   Eh.  I ran BeOS on my Mac years ago.  I was *not* impressed.

   I was like "whoopie doo, a UNIX-like shell with a horribly ugly 
window manager", and reinstalled MacOS that day.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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