Look, Torvalds says he was misquoted.
Ross A. Finlayson wrote:
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/39/18162.html
> > Linus Torvalds has spoken. Apple's MacOS X, he says, is "a piece of
> > crap".
> > To be fair, it's actually MacOS X's kernel, Mach, which the Linux
> > creator so dislikes. The quote comes from Torvalds forthcoming
> > autobiography, entitled Just for Fun, and continues: "[Mach] contains
> > all the design mistakes you can make, and manages to even make up a few
> > of its own."
> It even runs all the old Mac applications, "Mac Classic."
> The icons are good because they are vector art so that they can be
> infinitely scaleable. It has a UNIX prompt, but X-Windows is a separate
> application. It's configured. I installed it by booting from the Mac OS X
> CD-ROM on an Apple PowerBook.
> It's kind of slow. Yet, it has good performance for a personal computer.
> It has some bugs. For example, mine has some power adapter and system
> runtime bugs. It appears to have several clocks.
> It's also kind of fast.
I was looking at it some more. It is easy to use, but at this point there are
not many applications ported to it, except all the UNIX applications, of
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