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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A few thoughts
by Anonymous Penguin on Tue 7th Jun 2005 00:47 UTC

So we are going to have PCs which are able to run virtually every OS on earth. This can only be good. If after all I am going to like OSX more than linux, what does it matter?
For me operating systems are not a religion. Even M$ would be higher in my esteem if they had made a Win 2003 Workstation.

But it is very unlikely that it is ever going to happen (me liking OSX more than linux or BSD): I love them because they are free in both meanings of the word and I can make what I want of them.

Finally, what is going to happen to PPC Macs in the next few months? Nobody with an ounce of common sense is going to buy them and they'll see a dreadful drop in demand/price.
Time to buy one, maybe?