> On Sun, 8 Mar 1998, CobraBoy wrote:
> > At 8:24 PM -0800 3/8/98, Arthur S. Hitomi came up with the following:
> > > >That so ..sweet. So apple users are basiclay docile and roll over when
> > > >the goodies are waved in thier faces???? Man what ever happened to the
> > > >apple fanatics of the ][ days? Im mean sure, the latter day applefantaics
> > >
> > > That's easy. Since the Apple ][ was killed by the Mac, hackers went
> > > off to program for the PC.
> > Small correction. Linux on their PC's.
> Well, if you were on a PC you had the choice.,..and early on. In fact on
> the Intel based PCs you had a choice of several os's to mess with.
...until Intel shipped the buggy 80286, whose incredibly poor memory
management and general screwiness eliminated Xenix et al, leaving just
the weakest to gain a stranglehold.
'had' is right.