At 5:36 AM -0700 10/10/06, David Creamer wrote:
>
> >    This is intriguing to me. My understanding was that Classic, and
>> therefore OS 9, wouldn't run on any of the later machines, particularly
>> any Intel-based machines. .....
>
>The confusion comes from whether the computer can BOOT, that is start up, in
>OS 9 -- or can it run OS 9 in Classic emulation (while running under OS X).
>
>There is the breakdown:
>
>Intel-based computers cannot run Classic or OS 9 at all.*
>
>Almost all G5 and later-model G4 computers cannot BOOT into OS 9, but CAN
>run OS 9 through Classic emulation.
>
>Older G4 and most G3 systems can BOOT into either OS X or OS 9.
>Logically, they can run OS 9 in Classic mode as well.
>
>
>The issue is hardware based. Tiger (OS 10.4.X) has nothing to do with it.
>The only requirement for Tiger, if I recall correctly, is that it requires
>the computer to have built-in FireWire. (This basically leaves out the old
>beige G3 systems.)
>
>
>*Intel Macs can run Windows apps through a variety of methods.

 All of this reply is completely correct. I also run FrameMaker 7 in Classic on 
Tiger in a G4 PowerBook. Works as well as any application. It's more stable 
than Safari.

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