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Message no. 1
From: Richard Pieri <ratinox@***.NEU.EDU>
Subject: software platforms
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 1993 19:08:18 EDT
I think we're failing to take something very important about computers in
Shadowrun into account. As things stand, given what's in the rulebooks and
VR, any program can run on any computer; it this were not true, a decker
wouldn't be able to get his utilities to run on a system he's broken into.
Put it this way: Word-4-Windoze won't run on a Macintoy, and Word-4-Mac
won't run under Windoze. But if everyone's using PowerPC chips for their
CPUs, then there's no problem--you can run either. Or both, in theory.

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