Forwarding Address: OS X talks about designers, OS 9, and QuarkXPress:
In many cases this is the only thing binding design pros to OS 9. They want to migrate to OS X, but they can’t.
One of my designer friends recently told me that his shop was moving to OS X and InDesign. Granted, it’s a small shop, but still, it’s a start. I’m not sure how the other design shop I’m familiar with is handling the OS X transition.
As for my own experince, when Safari was released, I told a few people, and one person was heard to ask “Does it require OS X?” which tells me a little about the view from the design/OS 9 trenches around these parts…