Apple to slow pace of Mac OS X tweaks

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by starflyer 59, May 19, 2004.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Oct 12, 2002
    Memphis, TN
  2. macrumors G4


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    Why does this not surprise me? I've been on these forums for almost one year (I registered on June 6, 2003) and I've seen many posters guess that Apple would slow down the pace of Mac OS X updates. In fact, I was one of those people expecting Apple to slow down.
  3. macrumors 603


    Jun 19, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    IMHO, I consider this good news. A once per year update tells me that they are trying to rush things. Rushing anything causes problems and also would keep Apple from implementing major features. Example: it would be hard to expect revolutionary changes in Tiger if they released the OS exactly one year after Panther.

    That and I'm wondering if Panther bit them in the butt with the number of bugs that were found after release some quite critical. I'm hoping Apple shoots for Spring\Summer of '05 for the release of Tiger and then another revamp, Lynx?, in Fall of '06 after longhorn is released to bitchslap it into place with new features that longhorn won't have.
  4. macrumors 65816


    Jun 2, 2003
    round the corner
    As long as Apple keep up the good work with these cool features then they can take as long as they need :)

    With M$ Longhorn I really hope for their sake (like I actually care :D ) that they have something more to offer if there are releasing this new OS in 2007
  5. macrumors 65816


    Oct 6, 2003
    Good News

    This is good news. An 18-24 month cycle is probably more reasonable for a mature OS.

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