October 23, 2003

Panther is released into the wild today at midnight.

Excerpt from a NY Times review:

“Now, putting in print that Apple has scored another success is always risky business. Such an assertion inevitably invites a shower of e-mail pointing out that Macs are universally more expensive than Windows PC’s (true for desktop machines, false for laptops); that far more software is available for Windows (true; “only” 6,500 programs are available for Mac OS X); and that the Apple hallmarks of elegance, beauty and thoughtful design aren’t worth paying extra for (a matter of opinion).

But to argue these points is to join a religious war with no hope of resolution. Wherever you stand in the Macs vs. Windows debate, this much is certain: In Panther, Apple has taken an already sparkling, super-stable operating system and made it faster, better equipped and more secure.”

Article is here.

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2 Responses to “”

  1. drewbarria Says:

    Hello, just wondering  what is the Panther?  Did i miss something?

  2. j79 Says:

    have you picked up a copy of panther yet?what do you think??


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