[Beowulf] [craig.hunter@nasa.gov: Re: Intel?]

Michael T. Prinkey mprinkey at aeolusresearch.com
Wed Jun 8 10:02:21 PDT 2005


On Wed, 8 Jun 2005, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> 
> This just makes it official.  Apple will from now on be in direct
> competition with Microsoft, unless they are completely daft and make
> enough architectural changes in x86 that their software isn't portable
> to vanilla box PCs.
> 

It seems that they are "daft."  One Apple's VPs has emphatically declared 
that they will not allow MAC OSX to run on anything but Apply hardware.  
They were bit by the clone business once.  They seem reluctant to do it 
again.  Too bad too.  That is one of the few possibilities for a real 
tidal change in the desktop. 

Mike




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