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Re: [Xen-devel] Microsoft plans 'hypervisor' for Longhorn

To: Harry Butterworth <harry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Microsoft plans 'hypervisor' for Longhorn
From: Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacobg@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2005 09:45:41 -0700
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Harry Butterworth wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 13:27 +0100, Mark Williamson wrote:
>>OTOH, the PR issues and the logistical (and marketing) problems with the 
>>actual transition could be *really* painful.  We live in interesting times...
> Apple already managed a transition from 68000 to PPC.  If they did it
> before, they can do it again.  Probably easier.

Their marketshare was a lot bigger back then. While I am sure a lot of
people have just started to consider buying their first Mac, due to
spyware and worm problems with Windows, it seems to be a risky thing to
do right now, as you know your machine will be EOL'ed in a year.


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