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From: David B. Held (dheld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-09 14:46:35

"Daryle Walker" <dwalker07_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> [...]
> Yikes!! The "X" in "Mac OS X" has NOTHING to do with X-Windows!

I didn't mean to suggest that it does.

> (The Mac's "X" is for the Roman numeral for "ten".) Macs use an
> independent GUI API. But, like Windows, there are programs that
> allow X-Windows programs to work on Macs.

Oh, one of my die-hard Mac programmer friends told me that OS X
was using X, but with their own custom X server (and widget set,
and window manager, obviously).


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