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Apple John Gruber illustrates the dangers of not having a clue about history: "The utter simplicity of the iOS home screen is Apple's innovation. It's the simplest, most obvious 'system' ever designed." Thanks for playing.
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RE[3]: Oh the dangers of History.
by zima on Sat 23rd Feb 2013 00:48 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Oh the dangers of History."
zima
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Nextstep and Openstep. It's still alive and well. It runs on ARM and PC, as well as PowerPC. It's now called Mac OS X and iOS. It's the same underlying OS, same underlying API's and well, had Apple not bought Next Inc, it would be a largely forgotten now.

I think Nextstep is largely forgotten - only us ~geeks know it morphed into OSX.

Had Apple not bought Next Inc, ~geeks would still remember it (by the virtue of www being bootstrapped on a Nextcube)

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