[rescue] Re: G5 case

Gavin Hubbard ghub005 at xtra.co.nz
Tue Jun 24 15:37:29 CDT 2003

>flinters <flinters at picarefy.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
>> > On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 12:35 PM, flinters wrote:
>> > > I'm much more excited about the OS X:PC project where they are busy
>> > > porting OS X to the PC as a real product.  That has real potential.
>> > 
>> >    Yeah, the potential to destroy any possibility for GOOD mainstream 
>> > low-end computer hardware.  I hope they buy a clue and put a bullet in 
>> > that project before it goes too far.
>> 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?
>Nope.  That's his point actually.  People would *love* to get OS X on a PC. 
>If that happens, how many people would opt for that rather than pay a
>slightly higher price for Apple's hardware?  The combo of OS, software, and
>hardware are what make Apple what it is - remove the hardware and you've got
>another BeOS.

I agree with you analysis Kurt, but I would still like to see OS X on x86. While I really like Mac computers I also _really_ hate Apple the company. As far as I'm concerned they're bunch of fascist wankers.

Unless the Apple management culture changes, I won't be buying a new Mac anytime soon.



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