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Re: Another simple reversing of OS X Foundation and CoreFoundation

From: Maxthon Chan
Subject: Re: Another simple reversing of OS X Foundation and CoreFoundation
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:18:18 +0800

Given that:

1) Apple did not patent Cocoa and/or their implementation of CoreFoundation, and
2) GNUstep contains no Apple code

We will be good, as Apple have no reason to drag us into trouble. We are not 
infringing any IP at all if that two conditions is met.

Just look at Mono which is a binary-compatible reimplementation of Microsoft 
.net and they did not complain (and even eventually advertising it to some 

Sent from my iPhone

> On 2013年6月19日, at 21:05, address@hidden wrote:
> Why do you want to transform GNUstep into something else ?
> Why do you want to implement exactly the same way it's done by Apple ?
> Maybe you are excited to discover technical details and I completely 
> understand that but
> your discoveries won't be implemented.
> What you are trying to do I have already followed that path by trying to 
> implement CoreGraphics
> using reverse engineering and CFLite and it was fun to do but at the end it 
> was useless for
> legal reasons among other things.
> I should have participated to GNUstep instead of loosing too much time on 
> this project.
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