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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Developers who rely on GTK or WX or Java or ... can make their software available for Windows relatively easy, but KDE developers can't. Maybe this is part of the reason why a KDE developer so strongly opposes porting free software to Windows: because he can't. Well, there may be the Cygwin way, but this is too complicated for the average user.