mac comps

Ian Molton spyro at
Thu Oct 17 14:37:38 PDT 2002

On Thu, 17 Oct 2002 21:05:29 +0000 (UTC)
Antony at (Antony Stone) wrote:

> Because the whole point of Linux in the first place was that it was
> Unix written for affordable hardware

to remind you of the original remark:

     > x86 is cheap and plentiful. :)  

     And remember, if they weren't, Linux wouldn't exist. :)

So, if X86 wasnt cheap and plentiful, what makes you think linux wouldnt

Of course it would - just on one of the other cheap and plentiful
architectures that was around at the time.

The Acorn R140 was the first sub 4000ukp Unix workstation (at least in
the UK)
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