On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 07:36:52PM +1200, Oliver Jones wrote:
Received an iBook for my mother today. MacOS X is
quite sweet. Lots of
eye candy. The benefits of an OpenGL powered UI.
uh? the ui does not use opengl. (if it were, you'd be able to do things
like the java looking glass desktop, like turning windows sideways)
The Gnome guys could do worse than copying Apple when
it comes to user
not a chance.
this is not a question about looks, but about feel.
and that feel goes so deep into the base foundation of the libraries
that make up the ui, that gnome would pretty much require a rewrite to
get where apple is.
if you want the same feel on linux then take a look at GNUstep.
GNUstep is an implementation of the OpenStep specification, which is
also the base for the OSX interface. GNUstep may look very different,
but if you use it the feel will be pretty much the same. and now that
GNUstep is themable it won't take long until someone creates an OSX
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