Newton Glossary

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System Patch

A small piece of software that is installed on a Newton device to modify or update certain aspects of the ROM-based operating system. Also referred to as a system update.

System Patch is also the rather generic name of a software extension for Newton OS created by Richard Li which addresses several bugs introduced in version 2.1 of the operating system. The package containing the System Patch software is actually named SysPatch.

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Internet Archive: System Patch Product Information

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