[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Micah R Ledbetter vlack-lists at vlack.com
Thu Jun 14 14:16:36 CDT 2007

On Jun 14, 2007, at 03:05, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:

> the base BSD/Nextstep system and port the Macintosh GUI to it. However
> the shell and command libraries were considered an option that most
> people would not want. I think even in Tiger, the "BSD subsystem"
> (terminal, shells and commands) are an option.

My understanding was that the Mac API was ported to the NeXT UI,  
rather than the other way 'round. NeXTSTEP used postscript; Aqua uses  
PDF. (I figured this change was due to expensive licensing for  

I could be wrong on all counts, though.

  - Micah

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