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"What is Mac OS X?"

I found a site describing Mac OS X:

Since I moved to Mac OS X, I have had a few discussions with people who are curious about Apple and Mac OS X, but have not used the platform. Often, what they think is a somewhat distorted, perhaps even incorrect version of the "truth": there are many areas in which they think the Mac is worse or better than it really is. Consider (with colloquialisms preserved):

Macs are good only for graphics/media work.
Macs suck for hackers.
There is very little software for the Mac.
Macs are overpriced/not worth the price.
Mac OS X is Unix.
Mac OS X is not Unix.
Mac OS X rocks. Linux is crap.
Mac OS X is crap. Linux rocks.
Some such curiosities and questions are addressed in this document.

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An epic work. Thanks for the pointer.
Someone still has to tell the audience, that personal computers and Mikrosoft Windows are not entirely the same thing. Smile

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I most like the sentence:

I have had people tell me in all seriousness the following: "Apple cannot even make a mouse with more than one button. They are losers. Mac OS X sucks."

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Someone recently asked in a forum for a good Intel board.
I pointed to TonyMac´s custo builds and this was the answer I got:
"du mich auch opfer"
Ignorance is Strength - wasn´t it?

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Means "Mac users please be quietly."