[OT] is the Lion really just a donkey sewn inside an old lion skin?

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon Jun 13 14:31:38 EDT 2011


Also keep in mind that even with Release Candidates, they only means that the SYSTEM is RC. When Tiger first came out, one of our guys who was a developer was passing around a gold RC1 install disks. With much swearing and woe, they discovered that Safari and some other components were still beta. Worse yet was the revelation that they could not install the release version of tiger over top of the RC, as it would hopelessly hose the OS. 

I warned them. They didn't listen. They suffered. I gloated. :-)

Bob


On Jun 12, 2011, at 6:07 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Folks,
> 
> I've just reverted back from Lion. I don't have enough space for a dedicated
> volume, so, I decided to upgrade my Live Main Development system to lion and
> guess what, BETA really means BETA. After it managed to crash the mac with
> that fine kernel panic message six times in two or three hours.
> 
> After seeing those inovations, I decided that I will avoid Lion, there is
> nothing there for me. If Fedora had a decent File transfer program like
> Interarchy or Filezilla. If we had RevBrowser for linux, then, I would go
> back to Linux and never come back...
> 
> :-D
> 
> (but I still root for the BSD engine)
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