Linked by alcibiades on Wed 10th May 2006 19:40 UTC
Apple I started out as a Mac user in about 1985 in a world which will be totally unfamiliar to almost all readers of OSNews. You wrote out your stuff by longhand, and a secretary typed it on a word processor. If you were lucky and able to manage it, you could dictate it. But you did not dictate into a dictating machine, because these were big heavy and expensive. You dictated it directly to someone who could 'take shorthand'. If you had a PC, it ran DOS. You looked for your files, and moved them around, started applications, one at a time, from the command line, and the command line was not pretty, it was green on black.
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RE: So in summary...
by Kancept on Wed 10th May 2006 23:30 UTC in reply to "So in summary..."
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MY beige tower can run eComStation, OS/2, BeOS, Haiku and ZETA. The Intel Macs can't. Probably won't in the future either. Also applies to every bit of software those platforms can run.

Sweeping generalised statements are what causes articles like this and comments like yours. The world isn't just Win / Lin / OSX. I think that is one of the points in the articre, choice of OS, which is hey, software!

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