[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Tue Jun 24 18:23:11 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 01:38  PM, William Enestvedt wrote:
>    If I might, I thought that the Power Computing cases weren't 
> anything
> special, and I don't recall any of the others (UMAX, et al.) being 
> memorable,
> either. Come to think of it, didn't Mac-clone cases come up diring the 
> recent
> discussion of worst cases for working in ever?
>    I'll grnt that they offered better stock video cards (didn't they?) 
> and
> more-standard components (like RAM), but my memory could be failing 
> me. I
> worked at a big Boston service bureau at the time, and we had a lot of 
> Macs
> and some clones.
>    Not stirring up the pot, but just offering a couple of cents.
> -wde
They were Macs in PC cases... I've worked on the PowerComputing 
boxes... very boring... they even had connector solder pads for all 
sorts of standard ATX x86 stuff... i.e. IDE onboard...34 pin 
floppy...parallel port.

IT was bizarre... this is probably from the CHRP/PreP heritage in the 
4400 Tanzania design.


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