March 29, 2001

OS X: Is that all there is?

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet has a review of Mac's OS X, saying "the reports of kernel panics, unexpectedly low performance, and other manifestations of .0 malaise
are many." An Associated Press writer likes OS X, but says it lacks some essential support.

"The new operating system (that X is a Roman numeral) is my old Macintosh on steroids. Its
underlying guts, which afford rock-solid stability, are a version of BSD Unix that Apple calls


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