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RoughlyDrafted Archives: January – May 2006

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Index page for articles from January – May 2006.

January – May 2006 (newer articles on top):

Unraveling The Mac OS X Linux Kernel Myth: Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

According to proponents of this myth, Apple will, could, or should shortly replace Mac OS X’s kernel with Linux. They’re wrong; here’s why.

Unraveling The Copy/Paste Development Myth

According to proponents of this myth, complex software development is a something like making funny madlibs from refrigerator magnets. Pick out features, line them up appropriately, and voila: an operating system! They’re wrong, here’s why.

Unraveling the Mac OS X Microkernel Myth

According to proponents of this myth, Mac OS X is in grave danger because it has a microkernel and Linux doesn’t. They’re wrong; here’s why.

Unraveling the Utopian System that Runs All Software Imaginable Myth

The Utopian System that Runs All Software Imaginable Myth speaks of a hardware or software solution that… does it all. It seems like such a great idea, but is it?

Unraveling the Office for Mac Withdrawal Myth

According to proponents of this myth, Microsoft is poised to drop Office for Mac, resulting in immediate devastation for the Mac platform. They’re wrong; here’s why.

Unraveling the Red Box Myth

According to proponents of the Red Box Myth, Mac OS X will supposedly soon run Windows software natively, perhaps as soon as Leopard 10.5. They’re wrong; here’s why.

Will Intel Macs run Windows? – Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

The answer is No. And Yes. And It Doesn’t Really Matter. Read on to find why.

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