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Subject: Re: FLASH: Reality check re *Flash 4 Magic* file?
From: unique
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2000 22:08:59 GMT

At the exact moment of 2000., her/his local time, Richard McLean
<vorpleatn130 [dot] aone [dot] net [dot] au> put forth:

> You can't believe everything you read you know. :-)
> AFAIK, Apple and Motorola are getting IBM to help out with the 500MHz
> G4 production while Mot work out a Altivec related bug that showed up
> when they went over 500. They're also testing 780MHz chips that
> aren't real far away. IBM are working with a different fab, but I
> don't think AIM is on the rocks like you seem to be possibly
> suggesting.

(I wasn't.)

> Would you rather Apple have shipped them and then recalled like Intel
> did with the Pentium? Patience is key, the dual-core G4 monsters will
> arrive.

Which is why, when my new "boss" was gonna plunk down $$ for a G4/350 w/ a 21"
monitor for me, I said, "nah, just get me a used G3 and a coupla used monitors
... *for now*."

I smell a fine Summer coming along.


Ken Sherwood

*zenkat: the Flash trailer*


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