Apple is doing amazing things with 10.5 Leopard’s multitasking….

A critical component of not only Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard,” but also the Cocoa/Carbon for Windows package will be new code co-developed with Intel that helps break up tasks into multiple threads

This is most interesting, if Apple are able to achieve an snappy user interface they will have an excellent chance at snapping away users from Microsoft’s Vista not to mention the ideas behind the optimisations for many threads/cpu cores in high level library’s could be useful to many operating systems. I look forward to seeing some results from this research soon.

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