Why doesn't Apple start making operating systems for x86 PC's 17415
Daeron hang on... am I wrong in this? I thought that as far as the processor is concerned, data and code are the same thing? Just a string of 1's and 0's?
It's the platform that has to be able to differentiate between the two.
Why doesn't Apple start making operating systems for x86 PC's 17414
Below you talk about subjective opinions... I would love to see you support your above claim with anything *other* than your...
Example: JPEG images. Recently it was pointed out that the Windows Explorer interface can execute code embedded in a JPEG bitmap. This struck me as highly illogical. Why should embedded code be in a bitmap? It's just pixel colourations, after all! FWIW, this was reported as an exploitable feature-bug-term of the minute. Not affecting NON-Windows platforms.
Running on the same architecture. Which suggests to me that this exploit isn't anything to do with the processor, rather the platform code.
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Why doesn't Apple start making operating systems for x86 PC's 17413
Apple and Sun have both tried to offer systems for Intel. Both were unable to compete effectively against Microsoft. Unlike Linux which is...
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