[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Nate nate at portents.com
Thu Jun 14 17:47:48 CDT 2007

On Jun 14, 2007, at 4:56 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> 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.

Speaking of PostScript and DPS, has anyone here ever used Sun's NeWS?


- Nate

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