Jason Snell, writing at Six Colors:
Here’s a bit of numerology for you. Today marks 17 years, one
month, and 29 days since Mac OS X 10.0 was released on March 24,
2001. That’s a strangely odd number — 6269 days — but it also
happens to be the exact length of time between January 24, 1984
(the launch of the original Macintosh) and March 24, 2001.
As Jason notes, it’s a bit mushy, given that Mac OS X had been out for a while in beta form prior to 10.0 being released, and perhaps more importantly, a majority of Mac users were relying on Mac OS 9 for several years after Mac OS X was released — including yours truly. But, still, a notable milestone. Classic Mac OS being anything other than a very fond memory feels like a long time ago.
★ Wednesday, 23 May 2018