Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 25th Nov 2007 11:12 UTC, submitted by trinitrotolueen
Mac OS X "This is something I never thought I'd hear myself say - or maybe I should say, see myself type - about an Apple operating system: Mac OSX Leopard was released before it was ready. This operating system needed more testing on more systems with more hardware, and especially, more software configurations. The days of Apple computers operating with just the Mac OS and Adobe Photoshop installed, and practically nothing else to speak of, are long gone, and Apple knows this as well as anyone. This operating system was not properly beta tested, and Apple's customers are paying for it, with lost productivity and inoperative computers."
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NeoX
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2006-02-19

I know exactly what you are talking about. Tiger was, for me anyway on my several systems, WAY buggier then Leopard. So far I have yet to run into the glitches that I ran into on Tiger.

Bottom line is that there are always going to be a few exceptions to the rules when it comes to problems. The blue screen for instance can be caused by a haxie, which Apple never support and the very design of these "applications" do not adhere to standard programming conventions used on the Mac. They often are the cause of broken systems at upgrade time.

There is no way to predict every variable in producing an OS. I have no doubt that by time 10.5.3 roles out most of these problems will be dust.

For the majority of users I don't think there will be issues. They have sold millions of copies and we are hearing of only a small handfull of those millions that are having these serious issues. There has to be something about there configuration that could be non-standard or some app/extension causing a conflict.

Just my 2 cents having been through upgrades since OS 7.5. And believe me compared to some of those upgrades, like 8.0, and others, this is a cake walk!

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