DOS code in CP/M? Revisited...
Guy Sotomayor Jr
ggs at shiresoft.com
Fri Jul 15 13:27:06 CDT 2016
> On Jul 15, 2016, at 10:39 AM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Jul 2016, Liam Proven wrote:
>> But in the now-gone PowerPC era, yes, Macs used a derivative of the IBM
>> POWER RISC processor line.
> I always thought it was a shame that both IBM and Apple were so tight
> around the pucker strings and never were more comfortable sharing their
> OS's back and forth. I would have welcomed running AIX on more than a a
> mere handful of the PPCs that could do it. I would have also liked to have
> seen MacOS 9.x and 10.0-10.4 (or whatever the PPC span was) available for
> some bits of IBM hardware, and especially the IBM IntelliStation line of
> POWER5 systems such as the Power 285 (but also RS/6000s with
> @#$@#ing business-weasels got in the way.
Yep. Damned them. It’s a real pain having to figure out how to allocate
development resources within a budget. That whole profit thing gets in
the way of all the cool stuff!
TTFN - Guy
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