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Re: C-g crash in C-x C-f (OSX Lion)

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: C-g crash in C-x C-f (OSX Lion)
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 10:52:36 -0500
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On Sat, 24 Dec 2011 00:05:11 +0900 "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> 

SJT> Ted Zlatanov writes:
>> On Fri, 23 Dec 2011 10:28:00 +0900 YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> 
>> wrote: 
YM> The only issue would be those who are not familiar with Mac OS X
YM> development tend to rant "Carbon is deprecated!" without knowing the
YM> detail or its actual use in many applications.
>> In defense of the NS port, It is compatible with GNUstep and yours
>> isn't, and that IIRC was a major reason to bring the NS port into the
>> trunk.

SJT> He's just understandably exasperated that every time a third party
SJT> suggests including it, somebody who is not a Mac developer says that
SJT> it uses Carbon APIs, and since Apple has deprecated Carbon APIs, that
SJT> makes it a dead end anyway.  The first clause of that argument is a
SJT> whole truth, the second a half-truth, and the conclusion is bunk.

Apple's stance on Carbon has shifted over time, wihch adds to the
confusion (for users and developers alike).  I apologize for where I
have contributed to that confusion in the past.  I only wanted to voice
my support for the NS port, which fits well with the GNU project's goals.


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