[Openmcl-devel] Cocoa IDE support on Tiger

R. Matthew Emerson rme at clozure.com
Fri May 29 22:50:56 PDT 2009

On May 29, 2009, at 2:30 AM, Alexander Repenning wrote:

> That would be fine with me but we work on educational software.  
> Quite often schools are 1-2 versions, i.e., now using 10.4 and 10.3  
> behind.
> What kinds of features are you thinking of?

The major thing I was thinking about is Core Text.

There are also some visual glitches when trying to use newer controls  
on Tiger;  if you look at the xapropos dialog from the Experiments  
menu on both Leopard and Tiger, you'll see what I mean:  the arrow on  
the action button is in the wrong place, and the recessed buttons clip  
their content.

It's possible to work around those glitches, but it takes extra effort.

I also have my eye on NSRuleEditor and enhancements to NSTableView and  

> On May 28, 2009, at 2:57 PM, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:
>> We've been making sure that the Cocoa IDE runs on Tiger (Mac OS X
>> 10.4).  There are, however, features in Leopard that I'd like to use,
>> and I was wondering what the general reaction would be to the idea of
>> making the Cocoa IDE require Leopard.
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> Prof. Alexander Repenning
> University of Colorado
> Computer Science Department
> Boulder, CO 80309-430
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