[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jun 14 15:56:33 CDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 22:24 +0300, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> 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).

SGI also used it, as did Pixar for the PIC2s.

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