Linked by David Adams on Tue 21st Dec 2004 17:45 UTC, submitted by Lumbergh
Editorial A KDE developer opines that the move to port the top open source applications to Windows will undermine the potential for a widely-used open source desktop operating system.
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i agree only to a point
by Cheapskate on Tue 21st Dec 2004 18:20 UTC

instead of porting OpenSource to windows and keeping it current, just port a release or two for windows, and include a note in the README file letting the Windoze user know that further development for this application will only continue for the Linux builds, and that eventually the Windoze build will fall in to obsolescence, hopefully promting the Windoze user to give Linux a chance on their desktop if they want to run newer/Current versions of said software...

basicly giving the Windoze user a taste of whats available for Linux and if they want the real deal they will only find it in Linux :^)