Interesting to note about Altairs...

From: Jim Strickland <>
Date: Mon Mar 8 22:26:51 1999

> On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Jim Strickland wrote:
> > geeks will run Linux or BeOS on PCs because the platform will continue to be
> > less expensive, but the real consumer and small business worlds will be owned
> > by Macintosh. Between Macos X for servers and Macos 8.whatever for desktop
> > clients, IMHO if apple plays their cards right they can own those two VERY
> > lucrative markets.
> Real geeks will not be switching back to dependence on closed source.
> "How can you keep them down on the farm after they've seen Paree".

Heh. For the same reasion I might. Because a well integrated, easy to use
client box (in addition to a good linux box) is nicer for the desktop. You
make a good point though. But this is dangerously close to comp.os.*.advocacy,
so we should probably take this discussion to private e-mail.

> --
> Ward Griffiths
> "the timid die just like the daring; and if you don't take the plunge then
> you'll just take the fall" Michael Longcor

Jim Strickland
Vote Meadocrat!  Bill and Opus in 2000 - Who ELSE is there?
Received on Mon Mar 08 1999 - 22:26:51 GMT

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