[conspire] request recommendation for webcam for Mac G4 PPC - Mac OS 10.4.11

Darlene Wallach freepalestin at dslextreme.com
Wed Jun 8 02:54:52 PDT 2011


On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 2:49 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Darlene Wallach (freepalestin at dslextreme.com):
>> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 12:40 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
>> > Now, before you say so, I take it as given that your sister is not going
>> > to want to run anything but OS X, and is unwilling to consider running a
>> > different Unix (such as a Linux distro).  Part of the price that she is
>> > going to pay for that viewpoint is that OS X has for a _very_ long time
>> > been orphaned on OS X.                  ^^^^
> Again, typing error correction:   PowerPC has for a very long time been
> orphaned on OS X.

I knew what you meant.

>> As you can see, I'm cc'ing my sister. I do not forsee her switching to
>> GNU/Linux. Can you recommend a webcam that would work on her system?
> I'm not an appropriate person to ask for OS X recommendations, just as
> CABAL's mailing list really isn't, either (being a _Linux_ user group,
> you see).  Once again, you really should be seeking advice in a
> Macintosh OS X-specific discussion forum of some sort.  This just isn't
> one.
> I would appreciate it if you would not use CABAL's mailing list as a
> place to try to seek helpdesk-type advice about non-Linux operating
> systems, particularly proprietary ones.

Got it. Won't do it again.

Thank you

Darlene Wallach
equal justice under law

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