1476325 story Apple Nearly Moved to SPARC 257 Posted by CmdrTaco on Sunday January 22, 2006 @10:18AM from the we-that-woulda-been-interesting dept. taskforce writes "Sun Microsystems Co-Founder Bill Joy claims that Apple nearly moved to Sun's SPARC chips instead of IBM's PPC platform, back in the mid-1990s. From the article: "We got very close to having Apple use Sparc. That almost happened," Joy said at a panel discussion featuring reminiscences by Sun's four cofounders at the Computer History Museum. An account of his entire presentation can be found on Cnet."