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Hi Carlo, 
Am Wed, 27 Oct 2010 11:03:58 +0200 schrieb Carlo Strata:
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) 

Right. The first generation of at least the Mac Mini has only 
IntelCore processors which are 32bit only which from time to time 
begins to harm me when newer versions become 64bit only. 

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.

Not quite right. Mac OS X is hast sort of two kinds of universal 

The first kind are the ones for ppc/x86 which can run on both chip 

The second kind are the ones that contain the 32bit and 64bit code. 

And now you can combine as you like it. At least the last 
generation G5 PPC processors used are 64bit. 

To allow LO to be run on as much apple hardware that is still used 
and runs with 10.4 we should build binaries that contain both 32bit 
and 64 bit for both PPC and x86. 

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?

It was once asked and discussed but by that time there was no need 
seen to build a 64bit OOo and we couldn't waist developer time to 
just do it because it can be done while the native version was in 
heavy development and priority one. 

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.

NeoOffice has chosen the GPL license so they need to re-license 
their code.

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

This way is possible they can use LO 3.2.0 or 3.3.0 code. 
(IA64 one may not interest to people)

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

Afaik there was a Windows XP version for this chip, later on only 
the server versions of windows supported itanium and server 2008-R2 
will be the last windows to run on Itanium 

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