Talk:934: Mac/PC

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I don't code in a browser. Linux, bitches. Davidy²²[talk] 09:12, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

Should there be some added discussion of the fact that a Mac (or a Linux machine, or other OS) is a "personal computer", and by definition a PC? 72.45.165.98 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

It's sad that kids today don't remember the fact that PC was, for ages, a branded term for a Microsoft computer specifically to distinguish them from filthy Macs. We fought this battle for years, and you remember nothing. 108.162.221.33 16:23, 11 November 2013 (UTC)
The term Personal computer (PC) became popular after IBM introduced its IBM Personal Computer in 1981, even when the name was used also before. Microsoft never did brand that name but they bought some software licences to create MS-DOS. Apple, together with others, did sell graphical user interfaces long before Microsoft did. The big success of Microsoft only belongs to the decision by IBM allowing other companies to build IBM compatible computers. The success is only caused by cheaper hardware. And I am running only Linux on this cheap computer because its free.--Dgbrt (talk) 20:28, 11 November 2013 (UTC)
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