[rescue] (OT) advice sought ... Mac 'book cleared for purchase

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Thu Feb 5 17:12:33 CST 2004

On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 05:48:36PM -0500, John B. Lee wrote:
> I think it really depends on what you want to do with it, and how you 
> are going to use it. When I got my iBook, I figured that I would mostly 
> be writing and e-mailing. The standard stuff. Now I find myself doing a 
> lot more coding, and statistical data analysis (boy, does SAS take up 
> screen real estate) and wishing that I had gone for a 15" powerbook 
> instead.

Yes, I am really torn.  For the price of a G4 17" Pbook I could maybe
get a low-end G4 desktop + low-end ibook... but would I be OK with

I think a trip to the nearest Apple Store is in order... :-)


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