[sword-devel] CrossWire website up and running

Manfred Bergmann bergmannmd at web.de
Thu Dec 11 14:18:30 MST 2008

Am 11.12.2008 um 21:59 schrieb DM Smith:

> Manfred Bergmann wrote:
>> Am 11.12.2008 um 21:13 schrieb Peter von Kaehne:
>>>> If we have a Java section, I'm not sure all the java programs  
>>>> should
>>>> also go into all the other groups, as well.  I'm not sure what I
>>>> think
>>>> is best.  But if the Java apps do go under all the other groups,  
>>>> they
>>>> should not have higher visibility than apps directly written for  
>>>> the
>>>> platform-- like MacSword.
>>> Once GS, BPBible and BT are on Linux, MacOs and Windows, they will
>>> also
>>> go into all kinds of sections. So that is not a Java thing.
>> This might be nitpicking but even though Java, QT, GTK, wxWindows and
>> TclTk may work without X on Mac, they are not considered "native"
>> concerning applications with GUI. Only Cocoa is. Carbon is dying,  
>> too.
> Maybe I wrong, but I thought that Java was one of the core  
> frameworks on
> the Mac. If I remember correctly, earlier Apple stated that they were
> going to make Java into one of the ways of doing Cocoa programming.
> Though with the last 2 releases of the OS they seem to be drifting  
> away
> from that.

Unfortunately that's right. Until Mac OSX 10.3 Java was the second  
language for the Cocoa framework.
Since then the Java Cocoa bridge hasn't been maintained.


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