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

Colin L. Hildinger colin at ionet.net
Wed Jul 30 03:09:35 EDT 1997

On Wed, 30 Jul 97 07:30:07 +1200, dan carter wrote:

>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....

I wouldn't get my hopes up about that one.

Colin L. Hildinger
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