[thechat] OSX

David Wagner dave at worlddomination.net
Tue Jul 2 18:38:59 CDT 2002

> is there any reason to fear it?
> I can get it at work, but they won't support it...
> so do I need to worry about it eating me alive or anything like that?

Love it, and it will love you back.

But love it as you have loved other eras of the MacOS, with passion and

Love it as you first loved Unix, with the cautious curiosity of a small
child exploring a skyscraper, floor by floor.

Whoa... not sure what happened there. Sorry. Heck, I haven't even been on
a Mac for a couple of months. Sunny summer days make me wax poetic (and

I'm beating myself about the head to save you all the trouble.

Seriously, though, I've talked to folks in various aspects of web dev who
are quite successfully using OSX for production purposes, but I suspect
that it still requires a bit of a propellerhead mentality to make it do
everything well. My experience was that the possiblities were unlimited,
but occasionally frustrating.

I'd bet that in 6 months it will be a more useful tool, and less of a


David Wagner
dave at worlddomination.net

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