johnmc at student.nuigalway.ie
Wed Apr 28 10:32:41 IST 1999
On Wed, 28 Apr 1999, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> Interesting to see where that'll lead, given Apple's recent
> return to the light side of the force wrt opensourcing various
Hmmm, maybe Jobs has seen the light. IMHO, this is the start of somehting
colossal wrt *n[ui]x what with the massive growth of Linux recently and
the BSD based Mac OS X and all their "Public Source" attempts.
> However, they still have a tendency to hang onto other
> things like grim death, so it could go either way.
They mean well, it'll take time though.
> Mind you, Fraunhofer weren't too bad with source releases and
> licensing either. Gives Apple a serious edge on QT4 audio
> codecs though :-)
Ain't that the truth? I've seen the Mac version of QT4. It is *sweet*. Now
to find someone with a Microsoft infested machine to check the "other"
version out. Hmmm, maybe if we start lobbying Apple to make a Linux
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