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Here is the message that crashes Jolt Country by Commander Tansin A. Darcos 09/06/2019, 4:30pm PDT
The line underlined when pasted crashes PHPBB:

[quote=RealNC post_id=100060 time=1550183372 user_id=914]
Why is there a different version for macOS?

Windows and Mac are two radically different environments. Windows was built, from scratch, by Microsoft. The lead engineer, David Cutler, formerly the head of development at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC, long since absorbed by Hewlett Packard), for its flagship mainframe, the VAX, and its operating system, VMS (now Open VMS[*]). When Cutler worked on developing Windows, many of the ideas from VMS were also implemented in Windows. As for the implementation language, If you ever had to call a system function, like reading or writing the registry, making an application capable of running in the system tray, or handling audio playback, and you used a non-C language that can do System calls, like Free Pascal or Visual Basic, you can see the C language influence in how System calls are implemented.

On the other hand, the Mac uses BSD as its base, and a lot of work was done to provide all the system resources through the Mac Toolkit, which was implemented in and provides support for the default language, Object Pascal.

The differences between the two operating systems are in the design and implementation choices.
[quote="Ice Cream Jonsey" post_id=100061 time=1550209505 user_id=3]
Different version of hc? The unix version can't run on a Mac ...... can it?

(Note, the following was the message I had to save after I was informed by the staff here that I was being moved and had to shut everything down. I successfully retrieved it, and here it is:)

Well, if we remember the core (kernel and underlying interface) of Android is still Linux, let's not forget the core of Mac OSX is still BSD. in theory at least, it should be able to work as long as it uses the correct system calls, or library calls,or whatever, at least in text mode. Unless there has been developed a huge interface
layer to hide the differences between Microsoft Windows and X Windowing System (or it has been set up to use the Wine Compatibility Layer) graphical mode is a different matter, but most (non-commercially developed) IF is still text-based. Nothing wrong with that, but GUIs have destroyed interest in TUIs[**] except by very dedicated players.

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[**] Text User Interface, the method of all - or almost all - computer interaction before about 1990.

[*] Despite the name, Open VMS is [i]not[/i] open source. It's a closed-source, proprietary operating system.
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