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Re: Emacs on OS X development

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Emacs on OS X development
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2012 11:22:33 +0100


24 dec 2012 kl. 01:23 skrev YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden>:

>>>>>> On Sun, 23 Dec 2012 15:50:18 +0100, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> said:
>> I looked at the Mac port font code and it uses Carbon.  That means
>> that we still have to keep the current backend around for GNUStep.
>> So there is no gain in bringing it in w.r.t. maintenance, quite the
>> opposite.
> The font backend driver for the Mac port actually uses C APIs, such as
> Core Foundation, Core Graphics, and Core Text, all of which are also
> available on iOS but not on GNUstep (though there are several attempts
> to support them).  Anyway, they are not usually called "Carbon".

I just looked at what it included, i.e. 
#include <Carbon/Carbon.h>
in macgui.h.  But you are right, Core API:s are not Carbon.  But from a GNUStep 
point of view, Core API:s and Carbon are the same, that is mostly unavailable.

        Jan D.

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