[LAU] [LAD] Kim did the switch to Linux

James Cameron quozl at us.netrek.org
Fri Aug 7 22:22:53 EDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 07:44:46PM -0600, Thomas Vecchione wrote:
> You misunderstood what he was saying.  The GCC compiler IS included on
> the installation disks as part of the XCode program.  You can also
> download this program off of the internet(The download is over a gig
> by the way last I looked).  The complaint is that Apple only bundles
> gcc with the XCode program and a lot of useless stuff that aren't
> necessarily used by people like us.  But they are used by most Mac
> developers, and Apple I am sure wants to encourage their use and
> 'their' way of doing things.

Ah, I see, thanks.  Yes, an encouragement.  I get the point.  An open
ecosystem doesn't need to offer the same encouragement.

James Cameron

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