[AG-TECH] AG on the iPhone, anyone?

Brian Chee chee at hawaii.edu
Tue Jun 10 16:48:12 CDT 2008


It's not what you asked for, but might be an intermediate step?

/brian chee

On 6/10/08 11:01 AM, "Brad Knowles" <bknowles at mail.utexas.edu> wrote:

> Douglas Kosovic wrote:
>> I don't think the existing MacOS X AG port will be of much use at the
>> moment on an iPhone port. If I'm not mistaken, the iPhone only supports
>> Cocoa and not the legacy MacOS/MacOS X Carbon API, so wxPython (used by
>> the AGTk GUI) and Tcl/Tk (used by vic & rat) would first need to be
>> ported to Cocoa.
> Ouch.  Yes -- I was assuming that the development tools and toolkits were
> already Cocoa-native, and that relatively little additional work needed to
> be done to update them to work with the modified APIs for the Cocoa Touch
> iPhone user interface.
> Considering that Mac OS X 10.5 came out in October 2007, and yet we're still
> waiting for a released version of AG that will work under "Leopard", I guess
> this probably is asking way too much.  ;-(

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