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Re: Apple PowerMac G5

On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Fred Heitkamp wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, [iso-8859-1] Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti Dutra wrote:
> > On Mon, 30 Jun 2003 08:43:36 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> >
> >
> > 	I mean, it would be much harder to Jobs argue the failure of
> > the Mac clone if IBM was there... but why IBM would succeed with the
> > Mac clone where it failed with its own PowerPC OS/2.
> Supposedly OS/2 for PowerPC was so slow and buggy, IBM did
> not want to release it.  (I think I read that somewhere.)

Wasn't finished. I had enormous problems with OS/2 up to Warp Connect
FP20, and that would have been about the time the PPC port was set

Likely had it proceeded, OS/2 would have continued and I'd be using OS/2
today;-) Remember IBM and Apple had joint development efforts back then
on things such as OpenDoc and SOM.


John Summerfield

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