[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary, Cube Computers

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Jun 24 15:17:29 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 01:02:47PM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:

> The NeXTBus was pretty much a slightly modified NuBus, most of the
> modifications were the formfactor, some added speed and some master/slave
> options. But other than that they were extremely close... but as usual:
> close enough to be a pain in the ass for people to give 2 rats about it,
> specially due to the low volume of the machine.
> IMHO if you are going to sell a low volume machine, at least use some
> standard bus (or just don't bother). Do not take a standard bus and add
> enough imcompatibilities so that vendors can not reuse their technologies
> invested in the previous iteration of the bus.

No argument from me there.  I always thought that it should have been
normal nubus or else something like VME.

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