Linked by David Adams on Sun 6th Nov 2011 04:34 UTC
Linux While it may seem like Linux-only projects are betraying their loyal base by developing Windows or OSX versions, I would argue that cross-platform development is actually better for Linux as a whole, better for individual software projects and their developers, and ultimately better for Linux users.
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by Darkmage on Sun 6th Nov 2011 09:58 UTC
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So I can run everything my Linux runs, but have games and proprietary application support too??? How does this help get me off of Windows again? The real answer is Linux needs better Linux only applications. Like Macintosh, the platform has to kick the crap out of Windows in specific areas to drive adoption. Right now it doesn't so it lags behind in marketshare.

Edited 2011-11-06 09:59 UTC

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