Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 6th Jun 2005 22:01 UTC
Editorial Today's confirmation that Apple is going x86 makes today a historic day in the industry. It may mean that Microsoft might see a few percent decline of their market share the next few years, but what about Linux? If Linux were to lose an equal amount of share it would alter its spread to the desktop, a spread that has been very positive so far.
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Rediculous
by Pollo Loco on Mon 6th Jun 2005 22:43 UTC

This is rediculous, your acting as if OSX will be able to run on any x86 when it wont, people will still have to buy Apple hardware to get OSX,this means buying that 299-399 Dell box or that 499 Apple box still! I think this will actually help Linux. Linux has two years to get as many addopters as it can, people arent going to spend money on a Apple PC when it wont be supported later on, they want somthing that will be useful later too, so this means they will buy a Windows box, but they are fed up with the viruses and what not, so what are they going to do? Go and buy the Apple computer or throw the OS their friends have been telling them about, its free, some are easy to use and for beginners, no viruses no spyware...
Common if anything this wont effect Linux at all, it will probably help it in the long run.