Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 20th Jul 2004 18:50 UTC, submitted by Jono Bacon
Linux Jono Bacon has written an article on my O'Reilly Blog called The path to unified interaction which looks at the challenges of making our software work natively in the different desktop environments on Linux. Do you think this is something we should strive for, and if so, do you think it is technically possible?
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Yes, please
by Uno Engborg on Tue 20th Jul 2004 22:05 UTC

How the desktop looks should be the choise of the user.
What toolkit is used to build it should be the choise of the developer. These two choises should not be related in any way.

This is possible in windows, where we have lots of toolkits, e.g. Qt, wxWidgets, Gtk and Microsofts own toolkit whatever they call it these days. Regardless of toolkit they all behave like windows applications and have whatever theemability that windows have.

Why not in Linux?