[OS X TeX] Re: White vs. Transparent?
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Apr 7 23:35:56 CEST 2006
On 7 Apr 2006, at 6:21, Bill Rowe wrote:
> On 4/6/06 at 10:30 PM, maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl (Maarten Sneep) wrote:
>> On 6 Apr 2006, at 22:18, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>> Bruno Voisin wrote:
>>>> Word to the Wise Windows running on a Mac is like Windows running
>>>> on a PC. That means it'll be subject to the same attacks that
>>>> plague the Windows world. So be sure to keep it updated with the
>>>> latest Microsoft Windows security fixes.
>>> I am weakly considering a Mini but even with an Intel inside do not
>>> want to be the idiot outside. In clear, I have no desire to run
>>> windows. Is it possible to clear it entirely from the Mac?
>> Don't worry: a Mac will never come with Windows, you still have to
>> jump through hoops to get it, not to mention pay a lot of money to
> While I applaud the sentiment and think it is the most accurate
> prediction that could be made at this time, I will point out it
> wasn't that long ago a similarly strong statement would have been
> made about Intel processors in a Mac.
But with the OS, the license is Microsoft's, while anyone can buy
CPU's from anyone who makes them, licensing an OS is something
different. I don't think Apple will include it with the standard OS
install, simply because they don't own it, and the current malware/
virus situation will certainly make them hesitate buy buy licenses
from MS. What will happen in three years? If you know, make sure to
By the way, John Gruber has a nice take on this situation: http://
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