Apple - Star Trek OS

Bill Pechter pechter at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 23:41:53 CDT 2007


I thought it was an Intel 860... or something like that.

On 4/5/07, r.stricklin <bear at typewritten.org> wrote:
>
>
> On Apr 5, 2007, at 5:54 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
>
> >> Did a copy of this x86 Mac OS ever leak out onto the net?
> >
> > Don't think so.
> > . . .  and what about the 68000 version of Windoze NT?
> >
> > Was there a "deal" for mutual suppression?
>
> I don't think there was ever a 68000 version of NT, even under
> consideration. The initial development target was i860. When it
> became obvious that wasn't going to work out, efforts went to...
>
> I have a Fall '93 developer preview of NT 3.1 which has some text
> files in the SDK which describe this piece of history. I was just
> going to check if it wasn't the MC88000 that was briefly considered
> as the primary target after i860, but before MIPS R4000 (which I
> recall being the primary target for most of the development phase
> before the first efforts to bring it up on ia32), but I seem to have
> temporarily misplaced the disc.
>
> ok
> bear
>



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