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Re: [K12OSN] LTSP on OSX



Actually, Cocoa and Carbon are not protocols (ala X) but rather
toolkits.  A better Linux analogy would be GTK or Qt.  Mac OS X can be
made to run X, but the X sessions won't necessarily have the "Aqua" look
and feel.

Nathan R. Yergler


On Thu, 2002-05-23 at 12:13, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 06:56:49PM +0200, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> > On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 09:07:56AM -0700, Chris Thomas wrote:
> > > I was reading a previous article here about OSX being *nix based (Free
> > > BSD?). And i was curious is it possible to have an OSX box as a LTSP server?
> > > The aqua interface is much nicer than what kde or gnome has.
> > 
> > Don't confuse the OS the LTSP makes the clients run and the OS that
> > runs on the server. I know little about MacOS X but I assume that it
> > does not support (use) the X protocol, and thus cannot be used to as an
> > application server for X-terminals. That MacOS can run a X server, is
> > of course a completely different matter.
> 
> A quick search revealed that aqua does not use the X protocol, it uses
> "cocoa" and "carbon" protocols instead.
> 
> -- 
> 
> Hans Ekbrand






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