[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sun Jun 12 12:14:48 CDT 2005

Sun, 12 Jun 2005 @ 00:09 -0500, Bill Bradford said:

> On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 12:28:59AM -0400, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> > conversely, someone's working on solaris 2.6 for ppc, with macs an
> > ultimate goal.  just to complete the role reversal...
> There's an active effort to port OpenSolaris to PPC too, with the first
> target goal the Open Desktop Workstation -
> http://www.pegasosppc.com/odw.php
> and eventually, PPC macs.  You'll hear more about it when OpenSolaris
> goes public.

All in all, this could get interesting.

However, I'd still like to see some activity in non-UNIX systems.

OS developent seems to be practically dead, with the only existing
projects pretty well working in isolation.

shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- [governorrhea: a contagious disease that
spreads from the governor of a state downward through other offices and his
corporate sponsors]

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