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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> There's a hell of a lot of "magic" in Quartz, which I believe is fairly closely tied to the kernal.

It's a freaking Microkernel!. There's NO magic inside the kernel.

> lus all the BSD tools that many people rely on would just stop working

As for all BSD tools, Windows has it - it's called Services for UNIX. Windows networking stack is based on BSD.

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