winequartz.drv Mac OS X UI discontinued?

Chris Robinson chris.kcat at
Tue Jul 14 15:39:22 CDT 2009

On Tuesday 14 July 2009 7:26:39 am Adam Strzelecki wrote:
> Look, anyway Obj-C is supposed to be used in Wine only for Mac
> support, and not for anything else. Any developer that knows how to
> program Mac knows Obj-C so there's nothing wrong with constraint that
> only developers that know Obj-C can work on it, because those are guys
> that know how to program Mac.

Except you don't *need* Obj-C to code on Mac. The regular C code for X11 
works, too. Granted, using Apple's X implementation isn't very optimal, but it 
does work. Sticking with C allows all those developers to code "for Mac" as 
well, with no Obj-C knowledge needed.

Has Apple ever commented on making C, or even C++, bindings? Maybe some 
enterprising coder could make something. Personally, it'd seem more beneficial 
to provide C bindings, instead of forcing app developers to use a specific 
language or to go through a sub-optimal X implementation.

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