[Chugalug] Gnustep Kickstarter Announced

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Tue Aug 13 20:25:04 UTC 2013

I imagine that they're trying to get it to function without X11, and
through Cocoa.

I *doubt* that the APIs use the same functions, performs in the same

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have never seen such a thing as a "simple recomplie".
> *- Chad W. Smith*
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/13/08/13/080219/gnustep-kickstarter-campaign-launched
>> From /.:
>> "A maintainer of GNUstep has launched a Kickstarter campaign to get the
>> resources needed to make GNUstep more complete and bring the implementation
>> to API compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6's Cocoa. This will allow
>> applications for Mac OS X to run on GNU/Linux with a simple recompile using
>> new tools developed by the GNUstep team to directly build from xcodeproj
>> project files. If the Kickstarter project is funded beyond its $50,000
>> goal, it's possible that WebKit and Darling might also be completed
>> allowing applications built on Mac OS X to run without the need for a
>> recompile... think WINE-like functionality for Mac OS X applications on
>> other platforms... including Windows, Linux, BSD, etc."
>> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/203272607/gnustep-project
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