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Old 04-27-2001, 11:52 AM   #1
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Cool


I went to http://www.Apple.com and took a look at their new operating system: Mac OS X!

(I like Apple because they're an underdog and they make open source programs.)

It looks really cool, and the best part about it is that its a Unix and POSIX compatible.

Check it OUT!
 
Old 04-30-2001, 05:48 AM   #2
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Wink one more thing

the kernel is called darwin, and it is open-source!
 
Old 04-30-2001, 06:45 AM   #3
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Hey, maybe if Apple is doing open source, Microsoft will follow up and do it as well, just as they ripped Apple (who in turn ripped Xerox) off with the GUI interface.
 
Old 05-04-2001, 06:11 AM   #4
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Talking hey

apple did not really rip of the gui idea from xerox, xerox sold it to them.
 
Old 05-04-2001, 06:48 AM   #5
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Well, technically they did buy it, but if Xerox knew what they had at the time and what it would have turned into, I don't think in their right mind they would have sold it for what they did. The people that worked at Xerox that developed it were pretty ticked they spent all that time and then they just sell it off and of course then Apple doesn't hire them, who would at that time want to work with Apple anyways.
 
  


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