Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Unix on rise? Mac's OS X may mark spot - macOS Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Unix on rise? Mac's OS X may mark spot newbie Posted: March 4, 2002 8:00AM in macOS edited January 2014 <a href="http://184.108.40.206/news/article.cfm?ID=27939029" target="_blank">http://220.127.116.11/news/article.cfm?ID=27939029</a>I received this article from Alcatel. Comments Reply 1 of 4 junkyard dawg Posts: 2,801member March 4, 2002 8:31PM Thanks for the article, very interesting. If Apple can get their hardware up to speed, then their future is looking bright! Reply 2 of 4 quarem Posts: 254member March 4, 2002 11:34PM I really think that article is right on. I think we are approaching a day when corporations will work hand in hand with open-source communities to create great applications. Some examples of this already exist in, Linux, Mac OS X (Darwin), Mozilla. And guess what, the platform of choice is going to be a unix variant. I really think Apple can capitalize on this opportunity with Mac OS X. Mac OS X and Linux are partners not competitors. Reply 3 of 4 amyklai Posts: 29member March 5, 2002 6:45AM [quote] Mac OS X and Linux are partners not competitors. <hr></blockquote>????? *nix operating systems _do_ compete with each other, just like they compete with other operating systems. Reply 4 of 4 quarem Posts: 254member March 5, 2002 5:00PM [quote]Originally posted by amyklai:<strong>????? *nix operating systems _do_ compete with each other, just like they compete with other operating systems.</strong><hr></blockquote>I see the market as starting to polarize between Windows and Unix. Because Linux and Mac OS X are both derived from Unix an increase in Unix's prevalence and popularity will help both systems out. Sign In or Register to comment.