[X4U] 10.5 instead of 10.6

Eugene list-themacintoshguy at fsck.net
Thu Feb 11 09:08:32 PST 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 09:55:54AM CST, Zane H. Healy <healyzh at aracnet.com> wrote:
> At 1:27 AM -0600 2/11/10, Eugene wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 04:54:34PM CST, zapcat <zapcat at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> No need to get worked up, John. I am not saying that SL is a
> >> steaming pile, simply that it is for some, not production-ready.
> >
> >For some users who use certain apps or rely on certain functions, 10.6
> >may NEVER be production-ready.  You can cherrypick any talking point to
> >support any argument (e.g. my production equipment uses PowerMac G5s,
> >Snow Leopard doesn't run on anything PowerPC, ergo Snow Leopard is not
> >production ready).
> You know, this is one of the most sensible statements I've heard in
> this thread.

Thank you.  :)

> I really wish Apple would have sense enough to release an emulator
> for those of us that need to run old software.  I don't like the
> idea that the only solutions in that area *ARE* opensource.
> Honestly a good commercial emulator would smooth over all of my
> complaints.

What about running multiple versions of OS X on a single box via
virtualization?  Does Parallels stuff, like Server or Bare Metal,
do this?  I saw nothing from VMWare that does this for OS X.


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