Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: WINE ~= Carbon?

Author:Bruce Hoult
Posted:4/29/1999; 3:33:01 AM
Topic:Linux' wide open spaces
Msg #:5402 (In response to 5399)
Prev/Next:5401 / 5403

But also understand this: Microsoft provided better backward-compatibility during the shift from 16-bit to 32-bit than I've ever seen in personal computers at the time of a major OS change. And they're still providing impressive backward-compatibility as of the Win98 release.

Programs that followed Apple's guidelines in 1984 still run fine on a 400 MHz G3 PowerPC today. Lode Runner, for example.

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