Reply to post: Re: Cart before the horse

Emulating x86: Microsoft builds granny flat into Windows 10

Paul Floyd

Re: Cart before the horse

Apple did it twice even. Moto 68k (the original Macs) to PowerPC with 'fat binaries' and then PowerPC to Intel with 'universal binaries'. This has the added builtin marketing feature that when the old platform is finally deprecated they can claim to free up disk space.

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