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[Apple|AppleCorporation] [Macintoshes|AppleMacintosh] run their own OperatingSystem
, also made by
] . They are collectively known as MacOS, although there are several major versions.
Version 7 was around at the time of windows 3.1, but everyone chose the inferior system anyway... Versions 8.5 through to all versions of 9 is the more familiar look and feel,
and the latest,
[ Mac OS X|
MacOSX] (pronounced OS ten) is a complete re-write that has a FreeBSD and Mach based kernel
+ , [ ] and the [MacOSX] .
written for the [Motorola] [ 68000|68000
] [CPU], the later versions (up until [Mac OS X|MacOSX]) never supported such things as ProtectedMemory
. Support for the
[PowerPC] was hacked in
to System 7.5. The promised rewrite for the
codenamed [Copland] ) was supposed to be System 8, but it
was so late that eventually [Apple] cancelled it and bought [NeXT] instead.
The [NeXT] engineers effectively rewrote [
, incorporating a few features from [Copland] (such as [Carbon]) and
took so long that [Apple|
might as well have just finished [Copland].
+ written for the [Motorola] [ ] [CPU] , . [PowerPC] was to [PowerPC] codenamed [Copland] was so late that eventually [Apple] cancelled it and bought [NeXT] instead. The [NeXT] engineers effectively rewrote NeXTStep, incorporating a few features from [Copland] (such as [Carbon]) and took so long that AppleCorporation might as well have just finished [Copland] .
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