OSX, OS/2, ECS, and Blue Lion (was Re: NuTek Mac comes)

Jerry Kemp other at oryx.us
Fri Jul 15 13:48:33 CDT 2016

I guess I am glad that someone getting something positive from windows.

I have never viewed it as any more than a virus distribution system with a 
poorly written GUI front end.


On 07/15/16 12:15 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 15 July 2016 at 00:39, Jerry Kemp <other at oryx.us> wrote:
>> I still judge OS/2 to be one of the better x86 options for the early and mid
>> 1990's.
> Oh, definitely, yes. It truly was "a better DOS than DOS and a better
> Windows than Windows".
> Then MS moved the goalposts and improved Windows and leapfrogged it --
> and IMHO, IBM never really caught up.
> Which was probably sensible as throwing tens of $millions of R&D at it
> would never had paid back.

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