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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by Anonymous on Tue 21st Dec 2004 21:38 UTC

. Why wouldn't I want to open a spreadsheet or letter directly from Outlook? As a matter of fact why wouldn't I want to view it in Outlook itself...that's cool...and that's also dangerous
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Then it became time to secure the system...backwards yes, but you can't argue with the fact that it worked to their benefit.
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marketing success. yes. technically sucess - no

"Must Linux really reinvent the wheel MS perfected? "

not sure what you imply by that. Linux has very different goals and needs. userbase or idealogy is nowhere the same