Linked by Andrew Youll on Sun 7th Aug 2005 15:36 UTC, submitted by heron
Mac OS X According to the guys at, some intrepid individuals have been able to get OS X running on generic hardware. There is a full explaination and some details on the site.
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RE[2]: Hyprocritical.
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 7th Aug 2005 17:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Hyprocritical."
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You are forgetting a key point: you *agreed* to that EULA, and in some countries, that is *binding*, as in some countries, even an oral contract is binding. It might be called an EULA, but in the end it's just a contract.

If my neighbour and I come to a contractual agreement that he may build a part of his shed on my land, and in return he needs to wear an orange hat every 3rd sunday of the month, then I can take legal action if he doesn't-- because we both *agreed* to that contract.

Same for me and Apple. I installed Tiger. Apple allows me to run Tiger, and in return I can only install it on Apple's hardware (=wearing an orange hat on every 3rd sunday of the month). It's exactly the same, just different terms.

According to you, you cannot enforce the contract you agreed to. Then how is the FSF goign to enforce the GPL? The GPL is just a license, like Apple's, and the GPL is supposed to be enforcable. That's why I was referring to hippocracy: those boys screaming that this whole OSX-cracked thing is good for freedom, on the other hand squeal death and decay when someone violates the GPL, which in effect is the exact same thing as these guys cracking OSX are doing.

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