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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Issue is motivation
by reduz on Sat 3rd Aug 2013 14:22 UTC
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The problem is not whether this is feasible or not, but the motivation around the project.

So far this is a single developer effort and he's been around working on it for a while, yet it didn't seem to have gathered enough of a developer community.

Maybe the guy it not good at promoting his effort, but at this point i would have expected more people to be interested in contributing to something like this.

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