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    SubjectRe: reiser4 vs politics: linux misses out again
    Richard B. Johnson wrote:
    > On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 shevek@bur.st wrote:
    >
    >> As far as I'm concerned, commercial trolls have successfully taken away
    >> linux's only ever chance to sweep the field.
    >>
    >> It is now gone. OSX rocks harder than linux, the spotlight function is
    >> superb.
    >>
    > [SNIPPED....]
    >
    > Sorry to feed the trolls, but I couldn't resist. Isn't OSX just
    > a commercial re-hash of BSD that Jobs "appropriated"? The performance
    > has been so poor with the PPC platform that Apple has been forced
    > to sign a pack with the devil and use ix86 in their future boxes.

    s/pack/pact/

    It's not at all clear that Apple had a choice, please read
    comp.sys.intel for a long discussion I won't repeat.
    >
    > I'm not making this up! It would have been nice to have a competing
    > platform remaining to keep everybody honest. Now that Apple is
    > going Intel, we will be forced to use whatever the Indians provide.

    Or download OSX and run it elsewhere, or...
    --
    -bill davidsen (davidsen@tmr.com)
    "The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
    last possible moment - but no longer" -me

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