ZDNN: Apple won't put OS X on other platformsSep 19, 1999, 14:05 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sebastian Hirsch, Matthew Rothenberg)
"During a conversation with Germany's Macwelt magazine at this week's Apple Expo here, Schiller also quashed speculation that Apple will offer a Windows version of its Sherlock Internet search technology and addressed other issues, including Mac OS 9 upgrade pricing and the company's rumored plans to create its own Internet portal site."
"According to Schiller, IBM's decision to release a PowerPC
motherboard design free of charge to third-party hardware
developers was motivated by the chip maker's desire to increase the
RISC processor's penetration into the Linux market. While
developers will be able to use Darwin, Apple's open-source OS, to
develop for the CHRP-based systems, Schiller said the client
version of Mac OS X will only run on Apple hardware equipped with a
G3 or G4 processor."