Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 2nd Aug 2013 18:10 UTC, submitted by dylansmrjones
Linux From ZDnet:

Fancy running iWork on Linux? It may one day be possible courtesy of a project to get Apple OS X programs running on Linux-based operating systems.

Similar to how Wine allows Windows applications to run in Linux OS, the Darling project is trying to build a software compatibility layer to run OS X apps.

I obviously doubt the attainability of the project's goals, but this will be a fantastic coding experience for the programmers involved.

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RE[2]: Wait for it.
by Stephen! on Fri 2nd Aug 2013 22:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Wait for it."
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Honestly, given the fact that Apple seems much worse than Microsoft with "ownership" issues, I figure Darling will be hammered sooner than Wine.


If Microsoft could get rid of Wine, they'd probably have done so a long a time ago. Given the problem of trying to quash something where there's no single company to attack and the wide availability of the source code.

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