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Re: How other OSS projects advertise their stuff

From: TMC
Subject: Re: How other OSS projects advertise their stuff
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 03:13:14 -0800 (PST)

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> What does GNUstep substitute that is not "Free"? Cocoa? Windows? GTK?
> Qt?
> -- hns
GNUstep is a free replacement for OpenStep (and some parts of Cocoa, but not
others). This is unattractive to many people for two reasons: OpenStep is
not an environment they want, and GNUstep's Cocoa compatibility is not

Personally, I favor the approach suggested by Alex Perez: Let GNUstep
include the "good" parts of Cocoa, and let an optional framework try to be
100% compatible. Unfortunately, his [PortabilityKit][1] never got off the

[1]: http://sourceforge.net/projects/portabilitykit

--Tycho Martin Clendenny
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