Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 12th Mar 2006 18:40 UTC, submitted by Varg Vikernes
Apple Dan Kusnetzky, Apple program vice president, spoke to PC Pro News at IDC and said that Apple has no plans to support booting into Vista on the new Intel Macs. However, a Microsoft spokesman said that Microsoft would have no problem granting a Windows licence to Apple, in exactly the same way it currently provides licences to Dell and HP: "Microsoft would support Apple the same way it supports every other PC manufacturer." But Dan Kusnetzky said it would be difficult to know who would support that machine if Windows was running on a Mac. However, "no doubt someone will work out how to run Windows on the Mac, even if Apple doesn't technically support that."
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Jimmy
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2005-07-06

I believe the OS X kernel is very efficient. I'm horrible with operating systems; I can crash them easily, and when I'm messing around with Linux I usually mess it up so I can't boot X anymore.

I have to reinstall Windows XP every six months because it slows down, and just generally becomes unstable. I used to have an iBook, and man no matter what I did I just couldn't screw up OS X. After a year the system was still working wonderfully.

I think Apple is just fine and dandy sticking with present OSX kernel. If these were the OS 9 days, then maybe I could see your argument, but saying that Apple should use the Vista kernel with OSX being so stable and mature now is just crazy.

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