Re: Common carriers Re: A letter to Joe
David Crook (email@example.com)
Mon, 18 May 1998 14:29:52 -0700
Joachim Feise wrote:
> Josh Cohen wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Gregory Alan Bolcer [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > > 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
I have also seen beta versions of COM of Linux, I think AG is also doing
the port for these.
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