Choice of build system

Bill Frantz frantz@communities.com
Wed, 07 Jun 2000 13:55:46 -0700


At 12:37 PM 6/7/00 -0700, Dan Bornstein wrote:
>Paul Snively writes:
>>Once MacOS X ships, it's perfectly reasonable to expect that it will take
>>a minimum of a year, and more likely two, before it achieves any
>>reasonable kind of market penetration. Even then there will be enclaves of
>>users sticking to their MacOS 8/9 installations, and remember, there are
>>millions of machines out there that won't run MacOS X in the first place.
>
>As a data point, I still have occasion to use my Quadra 700, which runs
>MacOS 7.5.3. I've been meaning to upgrade it for the last year or so, but
>haven't gotten around to it, since, for what I use it for (mostly
>telnetting to a Linux box and doing a little web surfing), it's still
>adequate.

When I was speaking of leaving MacOS development to OS X, I was speaking of
developing the E platform itself, not E application built on that platform.