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UNIX

Informatics A versatile, non-proprietary open operating system, which is the industry standard for mainframes, work stations and servers on the Internet, written in C programming language. See OS X. Cf MacOS, Windows.
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We believe that this agreement on a common hardware platform will push products based on the PowerPC architecture to the forefront, giving users RISC performance, unparalleled flexibility, low costs, and a huge selection of software," said Tom Mace, president of the PowerOpen Association.
NOTE: PowerPC and PowerOpen are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.
In the future, under PowerOpen, the PowerPC Reference Platform will offer Macintosh applications support.
IBM AWS offerings in the catalog include two of the major components of the PowerOpen Environment -- the PowerPC 601 microprocessor hardware and AIX/6000 operating system, the reference platform from which the PowerOpen Application Binary Interface (ABI) is derived.
In NY009, "Apple to Extend Client Server Offerings by Bringing Macintosh Technologies to Open Systems Platforms," moved earlier today, we are advised by the company that the 11th graph, sixth line, should read "well received by our customers and is a key part of our PowerOpen computing strategy," rather than "well received by our customers and is a key part of our customers" as originally issued.
Our plan to make Macintosh applications available on IBM's RISC System/6000 family has been well received by our customers and is a key part of our customers and is a key part of our PowerOpen computing strategy.