Scrivener for Mac on Linux?

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Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:23 pm Post

Scrivener Windows RC version (when I can get it to install on Linux)

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Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:39 am Post

Hope indeed!

Digging into the project I reckon Apple will abandon macOS by the time Darling is able to run a graphical Cocoa app. It's an interesting project but Cocoa != Win32. There's an awful lot of APIs (including AppKit, which they haven't started yet) they will have to rewrite. That's an enormous among of work for 4 developers.

The Windows version of Scrivener runs well under wine and if Keith and Lee make good on their claims, version 3 will have feature parity. Use that instead.
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