Pros nice GUI, built in BSD is sweet, rock solid. Can't say any of that about Windows XP.
Cons Doesn't support a lot of hardware. My two year old sony external USB CD-RW is unsupported ;-(
Pros Panther really seems to speed up basic finder processes and lightens the CPU load when compared to Jaguar. Older machines running OS X will benefit greatly from Panther, if they have enough ram to utilize it. Expose does its thing, and it does it well
Cons Lot of ambiguity regarding specifics in Panther (look at the apple boards to understand that better). Also, it seems that Panther has done a lot of damage in the time it has been out. Apple really should have picked up on a few of these things before r
Pros Exposé, Performance issues fixed, other eye candy added.
Cons For someone who needs frequent access to a network, this has gotten exceptionally worse than Jaguar. Connecting to a server with the Go menu has gotten more difficult, and when you connect to servers via the Network folder in Finder, it doesn't mount serv
Pros Color folder are back
Cons It's an copy of windows xp, apple has messed up there easy finder windows opting for a windows look alike. The Expose F key need to be moved for anyone that uses the system for professional work because they interfere with other programs. Over all not wor
Pros The Sidebar and Expose are good interface improvements. Other minor tweaks are nice, too.
Cons Way overpriced for an essentially minor upgrade. New brushed metal interface is less elegant than Aqua. The networking interface is confusing and barely functional. Mounting AFP OS X servers only works properly if they are accessed by IP address. File s