Re: Congrats! OS/X in NYTimes

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From: Jeff Bone (
Date: Fri Sep 15 2000 - 21:42:58 PDT

Yeah, yeah, and Sun's decision to ship Solaris w/o a compiler was a real
winner, too...


Typical platform vendor arrogance, even more typical Apple. Haven't you
guys figured out yet that the right answer is to give people what they
want, not what you think they need? You guys keep up much longer and the
market's not going to let *anyone* play the "commercial platform vendor"


Wilfredo Sanchez wrote:

> On Friday, September 15, 2000, at 02:40 AM, Robert Harley wrote:
> > A version of Unix with no development tools? I need that like a hole
> > in the head... thanks, but no thanks.
> We aren't out to make a version of Unix. It's Mac OS. That there is
> Unix underneath is "details" which may or may not be of direct interest
> to any given user.
> If what you want is Unix, you don't need Mac OS X any more than said
> hole. I hear they make a few for free, even. Party on.
> -Fred
> Wilfredo Sánchez,
> Open Source Engineering Lead
> Apple Computer, Inc., Core Operating System Group
> 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 94086, 408.974-5174

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