November 30, 2004

What was Copland?

Kelly McNeill writes "Apple began developing a new operating system in 1987. The Macintosh System Software was very pleasant and innovative, but it was not advanced enough to compete with OS/2 or UNIX workstations. The Macintosh System Sofware was somewhat unstable when compared to OS/2, lacked protected memory and had no threaded multitasking. Thomas Hormby submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews which analyses the steps leading up to Apple's next generation operating system."


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