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Sabr
Really interesting article I found the other day - been meaning to share it with you all. Well, I found it pretty cool anyway... smile.gif

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/03/op...ween-1981-2009/
Hagar
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texta
Ah... I'm glad they included the Alto in with the crowd. For some reason, many people overlook this glorious little complexity of a machine.

PS: If anyone happens to have an Alto or variants, I can has? =D
Hara Taiki
It's amazing how quickly these transitions occur. Especially the Windows 3.1 to Windows 95 jump, and the System 8 to Mac OS X transition. The tech jumped so much.
boogersniffer500
QUOTE (Hara Taiki @ May 10 2009, 11:27 AM) *
...the System 8 to Mac OS X transition...

Umm... there was a System 9 in there.
pater
…which looked exactly the same as OS 8. That's why it was absent from this list.
boogersniffer500
QUOTE (pater @ May 11 2009, 03:12 PM) *
…which looked exactly the same as OS 8. That's why it was absent from this list.

That wasn't really my point.
pater
I'm assuming Hara Taiki was talking about the visual changes between OS 8 and OS X. There were no visual changes between OS 8 and 9. So that point is irrelevant.
Hara Taiki
Yeah, I strictly meant the visual changes.
texta
Er.. well... between Mac OS 8 and 9, quite a few things changed (visually).

Control Strip added.
Changed to a new themeset called Platinum.

Not worth a mention though.
Hara Taiki
QUOTE (texta @ May 12 2009, 01:55 AM) *
Er.. well... between Mac OS 8 and 9, quite a few things changed (visually).

Control Strip added.
Changed to a new themeset called Platinum.

Not worth a mention though.


Well, what I meant was the huge jump between OS8 and Mac OS X. There are huge differences.
cyrusrayne
QUOTE (texta @ May 12 2009, 05:55 AM) *
Er.. well... between Mac OS 8 and 9, quite a few things changed (visually).

Control Strip added.
Changed to a new themeset called Platinum.

Not worth a mention though.


Wait... People actually *used* the control strip? tongue.gif
texta
QUOTE (cyrusrayne @ May 14 2009, 04:13 AM) *
Wait... People actually *used* the control strip? tongue.gif


Indeed. Apart from the Apple keyboards, this was the only way to control your volume (unless you obtained a menu bar item).
boogersniffer500
QUOTE (pater @ May 11 2009, 08:59 PM) *
...There were no visual changes between OS 8 and 9. So that point is irrelevant....

huh.gif No.
MikeTheMilkman
Ah I remember 10.1, Seemed ahead of it's time back them.
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