On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 09:22:51AM -0000, Wynne, Conor mentioned:
> What about if I update the macs to MacOs X? Does it look the same to the
> users, and can they run existing apps? I heared its based on Java and has a
> BSD 4.x core so it has to rock, no?
AFAIK, it's the MacOS API ported to BSD. I've heard no mention of java;
it's likely that you can get the old apps, but they'll have to be either
FAT binaries, or new ones. (FAT means two binaries in the one - like when
the moved from m68k to PPC - they had bother versions in the one file for
> Surely this way I could mount the samba server and Windozs PC's at the same
> time? After all, it unix...
I wouldn't go that far. There was a lot of work to port XFree86 to it.
More than OS/2 apparently.
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