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Cipher, You've hit the nail right on the... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
Cipher,

You've hit the nail right on the head! :D
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 19, 2002 at 07:23 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
As a non-PPC owning Mac user at the time I... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
As a non-PPC owning Mac user at the time I remember pretty vividly not being able to run most of the new apps that were coming out at the time because I didn't have a PPC machine.

You've reversed...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 18, 2002 at 05:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yes, but none of the above transitions required... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
Yes, but none of the above transitions required new applications to replace all the apps that you own because they no longer run on the new OS or new machines.

PPC ran non-native apps. and...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 18, 2002 at 03:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I was asking, hoping, that somewone would correct... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
I was asking, hoping, that somewone would correct me if I'm wrong. That is about the second step in Apples agenda and/or its exact effect on non Xers from some knowledge or real understanding that...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 18, 2002 at 10:17 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
So what are you saying that you don't agree with... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
So what are you saying that you don't agree with MacMonster? I'm saying I do. What's a Mac? 7.1 and earlier have a look and feel that I see in 9. This is more than a dated OS giving way to an...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 18, 2002 at 04:20 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
In response to CarlG saying Actually as a... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
In response to CarlG saying

Actually as a catalog publisher I need to go faster. This is the reason for my consern with sluggishness of OSX in the backround when 9 no longer boots as a stand...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 18, 2002 at 03:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
"If Apple produce a machine that cannot run... 443 Views / 30 Replies  
"If Apple produce a machine that cannot run Classic Mac OS, it is not a Mac, it is a PC that only run UNIX."

Can someone PLEASE etch this on a very large stone (BEIGE stone) and send it...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 17, 2002 at 11:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Non-Classic booting Macs coming...what do non-Xers do? 443 Views / 30 Replies  
Its my understanding that whenever (soon) Macs will not be bootable in any classic OS 9x. That they will only boot in X and still for the foreseeable future launch a classic OS from within X, when a...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 15, 2002 at 04:35 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
For Buzz Lightbeer You said above: 9.2 is... 1,414 Views / 63 Replies  
For Buzz Lightbeer

You said above: 9.2 is optimized for use with Mac OS X and is recommended for the Classic mode, preferably an install with a minimal feature set. You can have a twin install...
Posted by Macalong, on Feb 15, 2002 at 02:29 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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