Re: [Nolug] Mac OS X to make an appearance at the next meeting.... maybe.

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: 04 Nov 2002 13:42:39 -0600
Message-Id: <1036438959.6349.43.camel@haggis>

On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 12:52, bad-magic-number wrote:
> > This is an interesting comment.
> >
> > You see, you must be the only person that holds this opinion. Apple is
> > quite upset with Motorola for failing to provide hardware that can keep up
> > with Intel. They are so upset that the next version of MacOS is seriously
> > being considered for deployment on PC hardware. So, if the hardware is
> > better, why is Apple so upset with Motorola? Personally, I agree that the
> > software runs much more stably than M$ but that doesn't take much. I
> think
> > that the decision to run on PC hardware comes many moons too late. They
> > should have done it a number of years ago.
> >
> Actually, they aren't going to be moving to In-hell based systems for
> now it appears. Current word amongst the developer community is that
> we're pretty much assured that they will be moving over the IBM versions
> of the PowerPC system with the 64bit Power4s. And its not that the

Do you mean: 64-bit Power4-derived PowerPC??

What *is* the difference between POWER and PowerPC? I know there
is a difference...

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