forward thinking about the UI
derek at pointerstop.ca
Wed Nov 25 14:41:30 GMT 2009
Liam Proven wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 2:10 AM, Michael Haney <thezorch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> And, you were partially correct about NeXTstep and Mac OS X. NeXTstep
>> was going to be to the next major Apple operating system, the idea was
>> dropped though,
> No, it wasn't.
iirc, Jobs _left_ Apple to start NeXT, specifically because NeXTstep
_wasn't_ going to be the next Apple OS. Then he came back, and brought his
ideas with him.
> Such as? Apple did not buy Be and thus had no rights to any of its
Sure they did. BeOS was genuine Free software. I wouldn't be surprised if
that was the biggest argument against it from Apple's view.
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