[linux-elitists] Mac OS X "Snow Leopard" Drops Support for PowerPC-based Macs

Teh Entar-Nick nick at teh.entar.net
Mon Jun 15 07:23:44 PDT 2009


Greg Folkert:
> On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 15:05 +0100, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> > Shlomi Fish:
> > > And the ironic thing is that Linux and other open-source operating
> > > systems still support m68k, PPC and many other architectures just
> > > fine. 
> > Okay, I'll bite.  Where is the irony in that?
> 
> The irony is that we all (that is a "ROYAL" we) are using hardware
> that is too old to care about (at least from a commercial standing
> point) and that *we* are investing WAY MORE time and effort than we
> should on these "old and non-viable" business model machines.

I don't get it.  That may be novel, but how is it *ironic*?  What's the
incongruity?

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