Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Aug 2013 11:48 UTC
Oracle and SUN

Business magnate Larry Ellison thinks that without Steve Jobs -- "our Edison" and "our Picasso" -- Apple corporation is in trouble.

Larry Ellison was one of Jobs' closest friends. Then again, this is the same Ellison who presided over one of the most idiotic and - for Oracle - disastrous lawsuits in technology history.

Update: A few new tidbits from the interview: Google is "completely evil" because of Java, and the mass surveillance by the US government is "absolutely necessary". So, aside from being utterly delusional (the Google and Java thing), he also does not believe in civil rights, and would much rather everyone give up their privacy and right to free speech.

What a tool. No wonder nobody cares about Oracle.

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RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510
by v_bobok on Tue 13th Aug 2013 16:46 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by MOS6510"
v_bobok
Member since:
2008-08-01

On the surface you wouldn't see any change anyway. BeOS's kernel and internals as foundation for OS X would've been much MUCH faster on the same old hardware and like a Warp Drive on the new ones.

In another parallel universe somewhere, perhaps.

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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 13th Aug 2013 16:51 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

It would also suck a whole lot more.

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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by galvanash on Tue 13th Aug 2013 23:23 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
galvanash Member since:
2006-01-25

On the surface you wouldn't see any change anyway.


You should actually spend more than 5 minutes using OSX before making statements like this...

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