Re: OS X is a far better Unix than any Linux!!!!!
Mike, you should spend a little time to educate yourself.
1.) Cocoa is essentially an application framework (actually
a set of related frameworks. Comparing it to X11 is silly.
2.) The windowing system of OS X is a layer underneath
Cocoa. In fact, you need not write a line of Objective-C or
use Cocoa to make native OS X apps. You can use Carbon
and straight C... or C++...
3.) Stating that Aqua (the UI) is somehow tied exclusively
to Cocoa is just plain ignorant.
Take some time to educate yourself before you shoot off
> % And who wants X11 when you can have
> % something that's at least a few
> % newer and arguably a lot better?
> Cocoa is basically the same age as X11:
> their development started in the mid
> 1980's. Cocoa is also rather dated:
> Objective-C has little future and it is
> inferior in most ways to Java and C#.
> Mark my words: Cocoa will be a major
> headache for Apple in years to come.
> X11 is much simpler and much more
> language neutral and will outlast
> Apple's GUIs by a long time, and people
> are already adding the eye candy that OS
> X is popularizing. In a year, you won't
> be able to tell the difference as a