[wingide-users] Native Cocoa GUI for OSX - when?

Peter Kropf pkropf at gmail.com
Thu May 1 18:37:11 MDT 2008


On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com> wrote:
> JZ wrote:
>
> > Do you have any plans with preparing WingIDEPro for OSX Leopard using
> > it's native, Cococa GUI? Current WingIDE version, based on X Server,
> > looks very ugly. This is my main reason why I do not use WingIDE too
> > much.
> >
>
>  We understand that the use of X11 on Mac OS X is a real issue for a number
> of reasons, including its appearance, integration with the system, and bugs
> in recent X11 for OS X releases.  The plan is to eventually release a
> version that does not require X11, probably by using the native gtk port to
> the Mac.
>
>  This is a substantial undertaking and I do not know when this will happen.
> We also try not to preannounce release plans & dates in general because a
> lot of things can and do happen before the release.


Just in case you're keeping tally, I'd like to second the request for
a native OS X UI.

- Peter


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