[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 29 16:52:11 CDT 2004

On Apr 29, 2004, at 4:31 PM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " The PC's biggest competitor for the desktop/laptop is the Macintosh, 
> and it
> " gets, what, 7% of the market?  8%?  Something in the single digits, 
> anyway.
> and sadly that's because they're trying to pull a microsoft and keep
> their arch/os to themselves.

   That has *nothing* to do with it.

>   think where it'd be if they opened up.
> imagine low-end sun/ibm/sgi wkstns on apple hdw instead of intel...

   This has been beaten to death repeatedly, and I really hesitate to go 
down that road again.

   It would KILL the platform (both hardware and OS) to "open it up" as 
you suggest.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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