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 Wed 22nd Dec 2004 14:24 UTC

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.

Err... this discussion has started because many KDE apps are being ported *natively* to Windows...