Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 15th Jul 2003 18:26 UTC
OpenStep, GNUstep Every so often I have this urge (maybe more of an itch) to spend hours and hours on the web trying to find information about old, obsolete computers of the past. I am intrigued by the XEROX Alto and Star ('70s-'82), the Apple Lisa ('83) and, of course, CRAYs ('75-ish). These were revolutionary machines indeed, they wrote golden pages in the history of computing. In the end of the 1980s, a new innovative product was ready to ship, created by a bunch of people coming from Apple: The NeXT platform.
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NeXT
by JSplice on Tue 15th Jul 2003 19:23 UTC

Me and a friend at school messed around with a NeXT Station Turbo Color this past semester, which we found thrown in the corner of the UNIX lab. It used to belong to a professor there (well, still did belong to him..good thing we checked before we attempted to format the drive). NeXTStep is such an awesome OS. I particularly like the File Viwer. I've used Windowmaker for linux a bunch, but it just can't compare. We tried installing it on an x86 but had trouble using the beta IDE drivers. ANyhow, I wish I had money to buy a Mac...maybe once I graduate I'll finance a new G5.