Re: Re[2]: Platform of choice (very long) or, I Hate Holy Wars

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Platform of choice (very long) or, I Hate Holy Wars
From: Stephen Arrants <arrants -at- BRIGHTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 09:32:40 -0800

On Wednesday, February 12, 1997 5:43 AM, Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM wrote:
> There are many good, factual reasons for choosing one system over another.
> But there were a couple of whoppers which appeared recently which roused me
> to take issue with them.
>
> Motorola and IBM no longer going to produce PowerPC chips.
>
> This, I'm sure, comes as a big surprise to Motorola at the very least, who
> is making a ton of money producing those very chips, with confirmed orders
> amounting to at least seven figures (in units, not dollars). BTW, look
> under the hood of your car. You stand a good (and the odds continue to
> improve) chance of finding one there.

This was reported in this past Saturday's San Francisco Chronicle and
Examiner.

>
> Microsoft declining to port Windows NT to the Mac.

This was also reported in this past Saturday's San Francisco Chronicle
and Examiner.

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