Linked by David Adams on Sat 1st Jan 2005 18:45 UTC, submitted by Somynona
Editorial "Despite its current misadventure with Linux, Sun isn't in the generic desktop computer business. The Java desktop is cool, but it's a solution driven by necessity, not excellence. In comparison, putting Mac OS X on the Sunray desktop would be an insanely great solution for Sun." read the rest macnewsworld.com
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by Rayiner Hashem on Sun 2nd Jan 2005 16:21 UTC

I don't think anyone is claiming that OS X on x86 would be as "tight" an experience as OS X on PPC. People who want that "tight" experience would continue to buy OS X on Apple hardware. The point is that OS X on PPC is a premium product, like a Mercedes or BMW. Very few people actually buy premium product. If you just concentrate on those, you are limiting yourself to a few percent of the market. After all, it's interesting to note that Daimler now sells both S500's and Dodge Neons, and BMW now sells both M5s and Volkswagen Jettas.