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Wired: Apple's Darwin Evolves

Mar 28, 2000, 16:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leander Kahney)

"Apple watchers are excited by the prospect that Apple could use the cross-platform Darwin to build future versions of the MacOS capable of running on cheap Intel-based machines instead of pricey Apple hardware."

"The speculation has been fueled by Mac enthusiasts in discussion groups on the Net, who claim that Apple is talking to PC-makers about licensing MacOS X."

""Apple has been trying for years to do a MacOS version for Windows, but the old MacOS code was too difficult to port over," said Jeff Carr, president of LinuxPPC, which is developing a variant of Linux for the Mac. "It is going to be interesting to see if they actually port the Mac OS over.""

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