Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Sep 2011 23:47 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Linux Linux is struggling on the desktop because it only has a small number of "great" apps, according to the Gnome co-creator. Miguel de Icaza, co-creator of the Gnome desktop, told tech journalist Tim Anderson at the recent Windows 8 Build conference "When you count how many great desktop apps there are on Linux, you can probably name 10," de Icaza said, according to a post on Anderson's IT Writing blog. "You work really hard, you can probably name 20. We've managed to p*** off developers every step of the way, breaking APIs all the time."
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Solid and stabilized API's upon wich
(desktop) app programmers could build on.

That is the pain
Miguel is talking about.

Even on natural languages,
one of the last human dominions
not overtaken by exchange paradigms
solid an stabilizad API's
are a prerequisite of popularity.

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