[futurebasic] Re: [FB] FB^3

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From: Chris Stasny <staz@...>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 15:25:10 -0500
>In a message dated 8/18/99 5:07:21 AM, futurebasic-digest-help@...
>>As far as I know, I think he said FB^3 will be compatible with future
>>versions of the MacOS, however it won't generate "pure" X apps.
>>I think he's focusing on compatibility in that area. But what do you
>>need with pure "X" apps?
>Since Apple is phasing out the old Toolbox calls in favor of the new Carbon
>API in OS X, applications that use the old Toolbox calls instead of Carbon
>will run in emulation in OS X. That means, among other things, they won't be
>able to take advantage of the new OS X features, such as protected memory
>space, dynamic memory modelling, or preemptive multitasking. Also, the
>old-style Patch Manager won't exist in its present form in OS X, so anybody
>wishing to write programs that are the equivalent of pre-OS X extensions and
>cdevs will need to use a language that supports OS X.

You guys can relax on this. All we have to do to be carbon compatible is
dump calls like NEWWINDOW and use NEWCWINDOW instead. It's not a big deal.


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