[tex-live] OT: Apple
Alan T Litchfield
alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Thu Jan 15 02:47:42 CET 2004
On 15/01/2004, at 11:07 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Martin Schröder wrote:
>> Since the hardware comes from only one vendor, it's integrated
>> better with the OS. Fewer driver problems.
> no choice of hardware, then.?
Actually hardware is not a problem since Apple switched to IDE and
developed excellent Firewire and USB support. I have seen many
combinations of hardware on Macs in the last six or so years. The
reality is that all OSs have hardware limitations and MacOS is no
better or worse than any other.
>> The OS _is_ better (unix) and the GUI still is better. Even
>> Office is better on Mac than on W$n. Not that _that_ matters. :-)
> Is Office2003 available?
Check out http://www.microsoft.com/mac/
Office 2004 has been set for release in the first of this year.
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