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Re: a vote
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (John Lewis)
- Subject: Re: a vote
- From: cfry@MIT.EDU (Christopher Fry)
- Date: Thu, 02 Jul 92 18:03:23 EST
- Cc: email@example.com
> 1. (Mac vs. cross platform). CLIM already exists and addresses the
> cross-platform community.
CLIM 1 should exist any month now for the Mac.
CLIM 2, the version with more mac-like look and feel, isn't even
announced for the Mac as far as I know.
CLIM 2 is however at least close to done on a bunch of other platforms.
From a related conversation with Moon:
> > By the way, X-Windows is
> > already implemented on the Mac, so that's not something the OODL community needs
> > to invest in anyway.
> Since there are versions of CLIM that sit on top of X windows, does that mean a
> Mac CLIM could be implemented using the Mac X-windows?
>Huh? There's already a Mac CLIM, marketed by ILA,
Well, see above
>with a demo version on the MCL
>CD-ROM that's about to come out. CLIM doesn't require X Windows.
Right. My point here is that one way to get to CLIM 2 on the Mac
may be to use x-windows and some other vendor's CLIM 2 that
does make use of X-windows. Going through the extra x-windows step
may prove to be slow or otherwise impractical. But without Apple support,
CLIM-2 on the Mac may be a long time coming.