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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hypocrisy
by rebo on Tue 21st Dec 2004 20:25 UTC

One of the major complaints coming from the linux camp was that Microsoft tried to "lock-in" customers with various tactics, one of which were lack of application portability. Now that FireFox has been ported to windows, you get hypocrites like that Aaron Seigo clamoring for some "vendor-lock in" tactics. Whatever happen to Freedom and all that? Oh yeah, only when "freedom" helps advance Linux is it acceptable.