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Re: Mac vs PC = Intellectual Self-Abuse
Disclaimer: not a platform war, just adding some info.
>We were hearing this about 4 years ago, and again, 8 years ago. And if
>Mac was so superior, why did they have to work on a version (still
>enshrouded in smoke and marketing bs, and perhaps non-existent at this
>to work on the non-68000 platform?
NEXTSTEP has been available for the Intel platform since the pre-Pentium
days. Also, NeXT was working on a PowerPC version that ran on exisiting
Mac hardware a few years ago. Knowing that, Apple's decision to buy NeXT
becomes a bit more obvious. ;) Porting NEXTSTEP to PowerPC isn't an issue.
Porting it to Intel isn't an issue. What they've been focusing on is the