Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 4955 from 2009/1/28
From: Delaware, USA
You don't need java for an OO port.
Sorry, hasty posting.
Older versions did make use of Java.
But then, older versions also relied on X11.
I haven't cleared up whether Java is still required or not (but then, most of Java is now covered by a GNU license making it a possibility too).
Now that I've looked up the basic requirements for porting, there doesn't seem to be that many hurdles.
Just a lot
of work that a few skilled programmers might manage (with time).
Still, have you looked at the current state of Cinnamon Writer?
Still not out of beta yet, but a pretty good start.[ Edited by Jim 05.10.2012 - 02:56 ]
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