[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Thu Jun 14 14:24:10 CDT 2007

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 02:16:36PM -0500, Micah R Ledbetter wrote:

> 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  
> postscript.)

More likely it's because no one uses postscript any more. After all it was designed 
as a printer only language and display postscript never took off (didn't Sun use it 
too for a while).

PDF readers are available for almost every system and I think you can buy PDF printers


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