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Multiprocessing Developer Kit

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For System 7.0 - 7.6
Guides on emulating older applications

The Multiprocessing Developer Kit was distributed at MacWorld Boston 1995 and was a collaboration between Apple and Daystar Digital. It allowed developers to write applications that would work on PowerPC systems with multiple processors. (They didn't exist yet.)

This would have been the first step towards making pre-emptive multitasking applications under Copland, as Apple was not going to make the System 7-era Thread Manager support pre-emptive multitasking.

Architecture: PPC

"The MP API will run on all current and planned generations of the PowerPC-based Mac OS -namely, System 7, Copland, and Gershwin"