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OS 9 Classic Only

MacWorld UK reports that neither Jaguar nor new Macs will include an OS 9.2 CD:

According to staff at the UK Apple Store Apple will not include a Mac OS 9.2 install CD with Mac OS X 10.2. Of more significance, neither will an OS 9.2 disc be included with new Macs. Instead, Classic will reside on a Restore CD.

There are scattered reports of people receiving their new machines, but no confirmation on OS 9 Install CDs exclusion.

Persistent rumors have indicated that future machines will be unable to boot OS 9.