[rescue] your next Solaris machine ??? (Sol/x86 booting on iMac)

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sat Apr 15 14:01:47 CDT 2006

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>>He has made a decision for his own reasons.  I think that the real
>>reasons are not public, and the full reasoning & strategy for the
>>quick switch to x86 will only become apparent in late 2007 or so.
> I still expect it has a lot to do with TPM and Hollywood-friendliness.
> Jobs does have a lot of ties to the movie industry and is in a unique
> place to present DRM in a "trendy" fashion.  IBM and Freescale are about
> getting work done, not preventing people from using their computers.

Also, never underestimate the power of the Dark Si.....   er, I mean,
the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field.

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