Re: Pentium Pro and Pentium II bug

CobraBoy (
Mon, 12 May 1997 10:00:12 -0800

Someone named Robert Harley at 8:51 AM -0800 on 5/12/97, wrote the following :

Also not that it's worth too much, but you can get MAE (Macintosh
Application Enviorment) for Solaris that is System 7.5.5, and lets you run
all the Mac apps.

* [Adam asked about Alphas versus Suns for doing Java stuff.]
* Solaris emulator: not that I know of.
* Alphas are much faster than Sparcs but Java is hardwired to 32-bit and
* you probably won't be doing much floating-point so the difference
* would not be so great for your work.
* I don't know about prices of Suns these days.. crash course anyone?
* You could always mix and match!
* -- Rob.


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