From: Hubert Figuiere (email@example.com)
Date: Sun May 12 2002 - 16:02:39 EDT
According to Austin Gonyou <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Wed, 2002-05-08 at 03:34, F J Franklin wrote:
> > > What does OSX use for rendering then? Direct FB or something?
> > AbiWord for XDarwin is a traditional UNIX/GTK build, GTK is a traditional
> > X11 build, X11 for MacOSX is XDarwin which uses Quartz Graphics when
> > running in parallel with MacOSX (works some other way on raw Darwin, I
> > think)...
> That's not really the answer. What I'm asking is what does Aqua run on?
> Is it a FB or is it X? If it's not X11, then I'd assume it's either
> using something like Accellerated X, but then that's a proprietary of
> X11 anyway. If it's not X11, in the broad or narrow sense, then It must
> be hardware frame-buffer. Does *anyone* know? The reason I ask, is I was
> curious if it was possible to login to a OSX box, using SSH, then run
> Abiword through a SSH tunnel to some target machine, and vice versa.
> I've heard it is *not* possible, but I don't have a Mac, so I don't
Time to clarify:
Aqua is just a use interface look. Nothing else. It does not designate
Current version of AbiWord that RUNS on MacOS X is just the UNIX
version, gtk based, that currently require X11 to run and a X display
to display. XDarwin provide that X11 clients and X server in rootless
mode. But you can have any other X server like Tenon's commercial
product or wathever, including X server runing in Classic.
The MacOS X native version (ie one that is really MacOS X friendly in
term of GUI and application interoperability or integration) will be
I hope that clarifies everything and will stop this fly f***ing session.
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