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Il 27/10/2010 08:13, jonathon ha scritto:
On 10/26/2010 07:17 PM, Carlo Strata wrote:

- MacOSX 64 bit on both PPC and X86-64 platforms (I don't know if it
  exists a MacOSX PPC 64 bit OS...);

Mac OS X is intrinsically 64 bits.

Ok, but when Apple released firsts Intel based Mac not all CPUs were EM64T capable (please correct me if this is wrong) and this is, in my opinion, a lost opportunity/chance/occasion for Apple. So Intel Mac OSX for those hardware platforms were 32 bit only.

This is because I ask for: I don't know if PPC(32)/PPC64 yielded, in the past, a MacOS X 32/64 for PPC* platforms. Do you?

I'm not a MacOS X user (I am an OpenSuSE x86-64 one), but I hope this builds are released if they are meaningful as well as I hope NeoOffice groups and efforts converge (!) in LibreOffice in the same way Go-OO already is.

The latter may reasults in a NeoOffice updater releases (now still on an old 3.1.2!), but is only an easy first advantage.

We must concentrate and have not to waste human power, ideas, resources, and so on: this is compliant with the idea to differentiate/distinguish/diversify the various platform and GUI and...

Moreover I think that linux binary builds may be (!) unuseful because the existence of the distros' various build services for many more platform than x86(-32) and x86-64 ones. We must find some accommodation/deal with main distros in this way and share with them build experiences!!! We must not duplicate efforts and waste time and money in that other people already do! In the hope that within some years there will be a standard package format adopted by many (all?) distros and a related standard way to package the same code!!! Utopia...

I know many people disagree with this idea, but Go-OO already choose this (they built only some widely used "Universal Linux" packages):

What I mean is simply that we must use our build power to build platforms that has not their build services already.

(IA64 one may not interest to people)

Does a version of Windows currently ship for that chip?
May be Windows server 2008/2008-R2?

- upcoming Adobe Flash Player 10.2 ("Square")

Adobe is a very bad example to follow, because they still live in a 32
bit world.

I see you have not visited the suggested link ;-) and you are not updated in this mean so I give you it again :-)

Take a look: things are changing... Better late than never!



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