Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 27th May 2007 18:37 UTC, submitted by anonymous
General Development "A startup in Alameda, Calif. plans to release a kind of holy software grail the third or fourth week of June. Lina said its dual-licensed Lina virtual Linux machine will run more or less normal Linux applications under Windows, Mac, or Linux, with a look and feel native to each."
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RE: Other way around?
by rainman on Sun 27th May 2007 21:25 UTC in reply to "Other way around?"
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Shouldn't the other way around be better? I mean, writing a VM where you could compile Windows apps and then run them in Linux or Mac?

Yes, that would certainly be better. However, I doubt it would be feasible, or even possible. Microsoft obviously doesn't like the idea of Windows apps running on other platforms, so I'm sure they would be less than willing to provide the necessary documentation.

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