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Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library

From: Thomas A. Russ
Subject: Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:10:30 -0000
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David Kastrup <> writes:

> Raffael Cavallaro <>
> writes:
> >
> > Mac OS X *is* descended from 4.4 BSD for normal definitions of "is."
> Not really.  Darwin may be, but all the graphical folderol running on it
> is rather descended (or written new) from older MacOS code not based on
> BSD.

Well, actually, a fair bit of the graphical code on OS X comes from the
NeXT operating system and graphics library.  The older MacOS code has
slowly been dropped from the Mac OS over the years.

(The classic Mac OS actually used a Pascal interface.  The current Mac
 OS uses Objective C.)

Thomas A. Russ,  USC/Information Sciences Institute

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