STRIKING: Classic is officially dead in Mac OS X 10.5

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yksoft1
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STRIKING: Classic is officially dead in Mac OS X 10.5

Post by yksoft1 »

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303137

From now on, SheepShaver will be the only way to run PPC Classic Mac OS applications and games on Mac OS X 10.5, both PPC and Intel.
So for Basilisk and Mini vMac.

They should be improved more rapidly and do much more to be truly good Classic alternatives.

I hope October 26 in 2007 will be the turning point for Classic Mac Emulators.

Because of this, I cancelled my plan for purchasing Leopard. A much more bloated OS with much more "bell and whistles" , which slow down my Powerbook, and with lots of my Classic software disabled is not an applicable upgrade for me.
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Trombone Bob
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Post by Trombone Bob »

Well I have been gone a long time, but I wanted to post about Classic on Intel Macs. Apple thrives on using open source software. I always thought that they would eventually make and "official" Classic booter using SheepShaver as an under layer. I know that Steve Jobs loves to kill off old technology, but running Classic is the only reason that I still have my G4.
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Post by Cat_7 »

Yes, that would be nice: Apple using SheepShaver, or maybe better, Apple donating the code to Gwenole :lol:

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Post by symbolic X »

LOL, you may be right about that! :lol:
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