Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Apr 2007 20:39 UTC
OpenStep, GNUstep The developers behind Etoile have discussed their future plans for the project recently, and have provided a summary of the discussion on the mailing list. The Etoile live CD project will be transferred from Nicolas (due to a lack of time) to Quentin; he says: "I will recreate an environment for building the LiveCD from scratch (will now be built on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn LiveCD). To help in this process, Nicolas sent me the current LiveCD scripts. I hope to succeed in two or three weeks." On Etoile itself: "Focus will be put on core elements like System, MenuServer, Azalea, AZDock etc. rather than polished applications for this release. We don't have enough manpower for now and it's better to have a stable foundation to begin with." The next release is now planned for the coming three weeks.
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by nicholas on Tue 1st May 2007 00:25 UTC
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So in *theory* GNUStep can be used as a starting point for commercial developers (Say Propellerheads or Steinberg) to port OSX apps (Say Reason or Cubase) to Linux?

Or would they be better off using WineLib and porting their Win32 versions?

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