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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RE: What Apple's Switch Means to Desktop Linux
by Anonymous on Tue 7th Jun 2005 04:16 UTC

... and had expensive near-new systems made obsolete and worthless overnight by such changes.

I don't get it. How did it become "worthless" overnight? Did it stop working? Did Apple sneak into your house one night and do something awful to it so you'd have to buy one of the newer machines?