5567Re: New version of SheepShaver install in progress - what needs to be added/fixe
- Jan 12, 2009John,
If you are asking for wish lists I would wish for a one click script
that would allow me to have *any* application launch the slick way you
suggest that wordperfect would launch. What a wonderful thing that
Not having used SS much the one thing I found cumbersome was folder
storage, I would love to be able to use subfolders and store my OSX
with my OS9 data for logical filing. In my extremely limited use of
SS that filing system didn't seem possible unless I moved the file I
wanted to SS and back again each time.
I wonder as Edward does, what are the pros and cons of Basilisk II
compared to SS. I have only seen SS in action and that of course was
on the PC.
I just bought an Intel MacBookPro because I am was excited to hear
that my PPC applications (I use on my G4) might run on it. I like the
idea of a non jittery cursor. I think I might await the new
installation because when I installed SS on the PC I found it was very
involved and would love to have a simpler installation. The one Edward
created sounded so elegant that I have visions of using all my
Thanks for asking. And thanks for keeping the old mac programs alive.
Weren't some of them simply the best?
--- In email@example.com, "Edward Mendelson" <em315@...>
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "John Rethorst" <jrethorst@>
> > I'm starting to update the install package. It will include the
> > apparently bug-free release of SheepShaver....snip...
> My only question: is there any benefit to using SheepShaver ratherinclude any
> than Basilisk II? Basilisk II is a lot faster, and WP doesn't
> features that require a PowerPC computer instead of the 680x0
> machine emulated by Basilisk II. On my machine, Basilisk II boots
> in three seconds; SheepShaver takes fifteen. I'm not sure I see
> what the real-world benefit is of using SheepShaver instead, but
> maybe I'm missing something obvious.
> We'll all be very grateful for version 2.0!
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