Re: [NTLK] Re[2]: Convincing argument against MS

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 11:30:41 EDT

On 11/06/02 11:14, "Bradford Schmidt" <> wrote:

> Tuesday, June 11, 2002, 12:34:19 AM, Steven wrote:
>> What's it called when Apple charges TOP dollar for their products and
>> then drops them like hot potatoes?
>> (NEWTON, Clones, various chips and software)
>> Is that called $erving $atisfied citizen$ ???
>> I've got 3 older mac$ and one mac clone...none can run O$X...they are in
>> the clo$et...gue$$ it$ time to $pend more money on a new Apple and hope
>> that $teven Job$ doe$n't di$continue it for another few month$
>> I'm $o happy that Apple is really about $erving the Cu$tomer.
> Exactly - just read their policy about supporting the "old" ATI
> chipset in OS X. The installed base of that chip in powerbooks alone
> (I'm one of them) is huge. And they just dropped it. So any video in
> OS X sucks ass on that chip.
> But hey, isn't this really NEW mac "incredibly cool?"

Check <>. Here is an

"Application Improvements:
- Increased stability of Mail and Sherlock.
- Emails are properly retained when rebuilding the Draft mailbox.
- Support for 2D and QuickTime hardware acceleration for Rage Pro.

So, apparently, Apple hasn't given up yet on the old chipset...


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