A little help here [Apple codenames]

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  1. Tarje macrumors newbie

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    Hi guys,

    I have questions about OS X; is my homework, and I've been looking around and find nothing about it. Homework consists to know the meaning of the next codenames of Apple products:

    Pink
    Challengent
    Coldplant


    I found out that Pink is the codename for a version of the OS X, but don't know exactly which one. 'bout the other two i have no idea what they mean, even if they're right spelled.

    I hope you can help me.


    Greetings
     
  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    Taligent would go with Pink, but I'm not sure about the last.

    Pink was an object-oriented operating system designed by Apple. IBM was working on something similar and worked with Apple in a join company called Taligent. It later ended up as much less than an operating system--an operating environment.
     
  3. Tarje thread starter macrumors newbie

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    My mistake

    Yes, actually i kinda misspelled the codenames :eek: , Taligent and Copland. I found this:

    Thanks bousozoku! :) :D

    If someone needs info about other codenames, visit http://www.theapplemuseum.com/index.php?id=tam&page=codenames
     
  4. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    http://applemuseum.bott.org/sections/codenames.html

    If you want to know about the codenames behind OS X -- you'll need to look at the history of NeXT and pick up some of the Rhapsody history (Which is Mac OS X Server 1.0) -- first edition of Mac OS X that failed with developers due to the effort to port the apps to the new OS.

    http://www.objectfarm.org/Activities/Publications/TheMerger/index.html#History

    Mac OS X v10 added added Classic/Carbon and made the transition for users (and developers) rather easy.

    If you call losing a lot of apps that diddled h/w and old scanners/printers easy.

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    Copland & Pink/Taligent were Apple previous efforts to create the next generation OS -- failures.

    Though a lot of Copland features got rolled into System 8&9.
     
  5. Doraemon macrumors 6502

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