The Finder

play42day

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I wonder how the late great Don Crabb would have liked the new Finder?
 

wmoss

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It's quite weird to speculate how some of the most ardent proponents of the Mac who are no longer with us today would react to Mac OS X.

Don Crabb was a jovial guy who liked the classic Mac OS but wouldn't hesitate to point out where Apple went wrong. I think that he'd be throwing a lot of rocks at Apple's beta to make sure that they get things right for the release, but by the time of the release I think he'd be plenty happy.

One other old time fixture of the Mac OS community that I wonder about would be Robert Hess. If you have no clue who this guy is please take a look at the memorial site to him at:
http://www.mactech.com/articles/mactech/Vol.12/12.03/Hess/

More than just Mac OS X, I have to wonder how he'd have reacted to Apple's darkest "beleagured" days, the return of Steve Jobs, the Microsoft deal, and the re-emergence of Apple as a power to be reckoned with.

This is one guy that I truly wish that I'd met when he was still around.

As a programmer, tinkerer, and smart-mouth geek, I think he would have loved Mac OS X. It's silly to say that I wish he were alive to see it today, since I just wish he were alive period.
 
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