Xp on Macs

Those who like to see bridges built between islands will be encouraged by the news that Windows XP can now be run on a Macintosh. The story is here.

Comments

  1. As a Mac user, I’m not so sure I want that bridge built for “those other guys.” I suppose there are programs that don’t exist for Mac, and so this might be helpful sometimes. But it’s lese majeste or something…

  2. A page by Rob Griffiths, “The XP experiment: Running Windows on a Mac
    Is installing XP on an Intel Mac worth the effort?” indicates what is actually involved in doing this, both in time and money:
    http://www.macworld.com/2006/03/firstlooks/xpmini/index.php?lsrc=mwtoprss

    Another page, however, “Leopard to Include Virtualization Software?”, suggests that Apple may have longer term plans for something slicker:
    http://www.macrumors.com/pages/2006/03/20060324092148.shtml