Re: Common carriers Re: A letter to Joe
Joachim Feise (jfeise@ICS.uci.edu)
Mon, 18 May 1998 13:22:36 -0700
Josh Cohen wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gregory Alan Bolcer [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, May 18, 1998 12:38 PM
> > To: Jeff Bone
> > That would mean that you could actually run MS applications
> > separate from the OS?? Amazing. Just imagine having Windows
> > running on non-Windows OS platforms. I never understood
> > why you couldn't run the Windows windowing toolkits and APIs
> > apart from the Windows kernel anyways.
> In some ways you can. If you look at IE for unix, its more than
> just IE ported to Unix. What's been done is a port of various
> windows APIs and subsystems to unix.
> I'm not an expert on Windows OS stuff, being more of a Unix hacker,
> but it seems that the COM interfaces have been built on Unix.
Yes, they have. Ported by Software AG, of Germany. See