Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 29th Nov 2005 08:45 UTC, submitted by sebFlyte
Linux Following up on their tests to work out which Linux distribution works best for business, ZDNet has taken a look at the wider issue of whether or not Linux is actually ready to replace Windows on the majority of Windows desktops.
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by llanitedave on Tue 29th Nov 2005 21:23 UTC in reply to "RE: WTF D.E. WAR?! WHAT FOR?!"
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'"There are so many business applications (some are very specific) that have no equivalent on Linux that Linux will not penetrate further than the secretary's desk. "

I am writing such applications, mainly specialized technical applications. I'm doing this on Windows for Windows platforms. Porting, packaging, and testing these applications on the different Linux flavours is just a nightmare, practically impossible.'

Could that be because you aren't separating your application layer from your presentation layer?

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