[R-SIG-Mac]timing R and R and R and R

David A Richmond richmond@saintmarys.edu
Tue, 13 Nov 2001 13:57:04 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Stefano Iacus wrote:

> Probably this list is a good place to put this question:
> does it take sense to continue to support old MacOS'es ?

2 cents:
	I am moving away from os9 and doing as much as I possibly can in
osX. I am going to abandon 9 completely as soon as it is feasible for me
to do everything I need to do in X. What I would like to see most is a
Cocoa version of R. It is my understanding that Carbon is nice for
cross-OS compatibility, but ultimately Cocoa is the API of choice. Would I
be correct in assuming that performance differences Jan found would also
be seen between a Carbon app and a Cocoa app?
dave richmond

(p.s. it probably makes sense to support the classic OS for a while,
though, as many people aren't migrating immediately, due to outmoded

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