[rescue] NeXT OS Disks?

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sat May 22 09:05:28 CDT 2004

On May 22, 2004, at 12:21 AM, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 08:49:14PM -0700, Ishtar666 wrote:
>> I'm sorry Bill.  Wasn't trying to cause any trouble for anybody; I 
>> thought
>> NeXTSTEP was officially abandonware.
> Apple bought NeXT.  Seen this thing called "Mac OS X" lately? :)
> It's basically "Next-Generation" NeXTStep/OpenStep on PPC hardware.
> Every time I think "you know, I should find a NeXT Cube and a 
> NeXTDimension
> board", i realize that I've got that hardware, just its successor, in 
> front of
> me here at home (Dual 867Mhz G4, 2G RAM).
> (I read somewhere that the "next-gen" NeXT boxes were going to be 
> PPC...)

I don't know if they got that far.... Next-gen NeXT boxes were to be 
RISC, but they were to be motorola 88K.  There's an 88k NeXT prototype 
in the Apple museum.

Only DEC could make Beige Sexy

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