At 15:51 06/01/00 -0000, Jakma, Paul wrote:
>>> and yeah they'd probably be all linked into this new cocoa
>> suite, but if
>> you could port the cocoa libs, then thoeritically M$ could port any
>> product off OSX onto fbsd/linux? Right/Wrong? I mean they
>> probably won't
>> but it does open the door for the possibilty and make walking thru the
>> door even easier!
>>>>i asked a similar question a long time ago (but about nextstep), and the
>answer is it's not that easy cause Step/Os X do not use The X Window System.
>Rather it uses some proprietary display system. (display postscript??)
Don't know about OSX but next step used display ghostscript and you can get
an implementation of it from the openstep project. It also got a mention in
the release notes for beta version of XFree announced a few days ago, I got
the impression that it would be integrated into the standard XFree distro
but I could be completely wrong there,
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