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Old Jul 21, 2011, 04:59 PM   #26
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Poor choice of words there, it can never be legitimate when you download Lion as a torrent.
People are fearful of the BOT NET. If your disc image checks out identical to a retail image, it is the same. Adhering to the EULA/distribution is another story entirely.

You can torrent Windows 7. Not that I would when I can directly download it from other sources. Just make sure you pass MD5/SHA-1 checks.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 04:59 PM   #27
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A whole new OS? your kidding right?
It's a slower Snow Leopard with "NEW" WALLPAPER and "NEW" HORRIBLE Exposè.
Come on guys this is Apple Vista, it must be free.
What? ....this OS is running better for me than SL was. O.o;;

Plus everything Lion has changed I like a lot. Calling this OS Apple Vista is harsh, it's not ANYWHERE near that. But to each his own.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 04:59 PM   #28
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Can't wait for my 13" MBA to get here... Had to cancel my order twice for dumb reasons, and it looks like it'll get here on Monday even with overnight shipping.

Disliking all of you that got yours already
Nyaah, nyaah - I have Lion and you don't

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I think with major changes there will always be mixed reviews.

People liking/disliking the addition of new features.
People liking/disliking the removal of old features.
People who plain liking/disliking change.
People liking/disliking because they like/dislike .
Very succinct, right on the mark.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:01 PM   #29
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So, in one week, it will have had 7 million + days of widely varied testing with every possible app. I will then consider it safe to try
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:03 PM   #30
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I can't believe Apple servers didn't blow up all of North Carolina.
A good test run for iCloud this fall.

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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:03 PM   #31
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I love Lion. Sure there are some bumps what will be sorted out with updates but overall i am very pleased with it.

And i am sure this(Mac App store) is the way forward in terms of distributing software.


The future is exciting
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:03 PM   #32
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I can't believe Apple servers didn't blow up all of North Carolina.
No, but it is responsible for the massive heatwave blowing across North America this week.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:04 PM   #33
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What's the point of ever quoting a marketing person's response to anything? Always just pure fluff.

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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:06 PM   #34
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A good test run for iCould this fall.
iCould...

iCould respond with wit, but I think iWon't.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:07 PM   #35
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No Lion for me. :(

I was ready to purchase 10.7, but then found out my iMac is outdated for it.

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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:09 PM   #36
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It was obvious that digital distribution is a win for everyone.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:10 PM   #37
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Unfortunately F5 will probably take a year to update their VPN client to be Lion compatible. I'll just have to dream until then.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:11 PM   #38
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People are fearful of the BOT NET. If your disc image checks out identical to a retail image, it is the same. Adhering to the EULA/distribution is another story entirely.

You can torrent Windows 7. Not that I would when I can directly download it from other sources. Just make sure you pass MD5/SHA-1 checks.
Man who gives a damn. The price is so low that even a welfare scrounger would call the upgrade to Lion pocket change.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:13 PM   #39
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So, this would be yet another "epic fail" for Apple I guess.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:14 PM   #40
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So, this would be yet another "epic fail" for Apple I guess.
I'd like to fail like that more often

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Man who gives a damn. The price is so low that even a welfare scrounger would call the upgrade to Lion pocket change.
Just ignore him, you'll sleep better.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:16 PM   #41
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Man who gives a damn. The price is so low that even a welfare scrounger would call the upgrade to Lion pocket change.
For some people roughly $30 is a lot of money. Not everyone is rich. Please understand this.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:16 PM   #42
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I do not condone it but if it passes hash checks, it is legitimate.
Not necessarily. Most people use the "broken" MD5-algorithm to create checksums.

From wikipedia:
"The security of the MD5 hash function is severely compromised."

Bruce Schneier writes:
"Two researchers from the Institute for Cryptology and IT-Security have generated PostScript files with identical MD5-sums but entirely different (but meaningful!) content."

Good luck with your MD5-checked so called "legitimate" copies of Lion.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:17 PM   #43
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Misleading title, not all one million were bought. Apple just said downloaded. All Macs purchased after June 5 were given a free upgrade and Apple retail (and presumably corporate) employees were given a free promo code.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:17 PM   #44
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iCould respond with wit, but I think iWon't.
iSpellwrong!
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:18 PM   #45
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Man who gives a damn. The price is so low that even a welfare scrounger would call the upgrade to Lion pocket change.
Tell that to the people I see everyday without jobs, computers at home, or internet access. I doubt Lion is anywhere on their radar much less a comprehension of the alphabet, the skills to use a GUI, or even basic problem solving skills.

Seriously posting here is some bizarro world, occasionally corpo-sycophantic, detached reality compared to what exists just stepping outside the door or going to work. The shock is rather jarring sometimes.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:23 PM   #46
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Man who gives a damn. The price is so low that even a welfare scrounger would call the upgrade to Lion pocket change.
How realistic! A "welfare scrounger" who uses a Mac, or Hackintosh.

*ROTFLMAO*
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:24 PM   #47
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Well, it's a good sign that they didn't have bandwidth issues like with the MobileMe launch.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:24 PM   #48
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One million already? That was fast.
An absolutely ASTOUNDING success both in terms of business, release quality and server performance...CONGRATULATIONS, Apple!
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:25 PM   #49
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Purchases or Downloads?

Is that one million purchases, or one million downloads?
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 05:27 PM   #50
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I doubt they would have sold anywhere close to that many copies if everyone had to go buy a disk. I wouldn't have gone out and bought it at a store yesterday, but it couldn't be easier just downloading it at home.
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