[rc5] Mac approaching the top! (Not there yet, though)

dan carter daniel.carter at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Wed Jul 30 08:30:07 EDT 1997


On Tue, 29 Jul 1997 16:44:44 -0700, G. Armour Van Horn wrote:

>At 11:58 29.07.1997, Jason Novinger wrote:
>>This wouldn't be so much a platform war between IBM and Apple, as much as a
>>corporate rivalry.
>
>If IBM were capable of marketing (and they clearly aren't) this would be a
>great deal for them. It would pit their flagging operating system (OS/2)
>against a chip that they helped design and currently manufacture (604e).
>They should be able to get some good press out of it.
>

Maybe IBM could pull their OS/2 for the PPC out of its top secret
wrapper. Then it would be IBM OS on IBM CPU, IBM all the way....
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