Re: Please advise me...
On Saturday 12 June 2004 11:05 pm, Kent West wrote:
> Cecil wrote:
> >But how does OS X perform for the following things:
> >Coding(various languages and sorts of apps)
> Not being a coder, I can't speak to this.
> >Can I run linux apps on it?
> Yes, no, sort of. Many Linux apps have OS/X versions; some apps run on
> the X11 server that can be installed on OS/X.
> Also, you can go the other way; install Debian on a Mac laptop, then
> install MOL (MacOnLinux) and run OS/X on top of Debian, but there'll be
> some limitations.
> >I will be mainly coding on this little thing, email, and the usual
> >things(research, research papers, etc)
> >Does anyone code on this?
> On what? OS/X? an iBook? a Dell laptop, as was mentioned in the post to
> which you replied?
> > Am I wasting my time thinking about using this as my
> >code machine for the next 4-5 years?
> Again, what do you mean by "this". I saw no reference to any particular
> machine in the post to which you replied, except your "only other
> alternative" of an iBook.
I'm sorry. I mean I-book, when I refer to this. Sorry about the vagueness. In
written communication, as well as oral, I should remember to be precise, as
vagueness doesn't help.