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StarTribune: Open source distribution gains momentum with Apple nod

Apr 05, 1999, 09:59 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The computer industry welcomed Apple Computer Incorporated's decision to give away the software coding for its new Macintosh server operating system."

"By giving away the code for its new Mac OS X Server, Apple has endorsed and entered a new era of software development, allowing any programmer to improve upon and make new applications based on the software."

"In the meantime, Mazzucchelli said Apple needs to be very careful in how it advertises and markets Mac OS X. Because the product is targeted toward business customers, Apple shouldn't advertise in general interest newspapers or magazines, he said."

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