Linked by Anton Klotz on Mon 19th Feb 2007 17:52 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes After MacOSX and Linux start to become viable alternatives to Windows on the desktop, more and more applications are developed to be cross- platform; all potential users can run them on their platform of choice. In the following article I will discuss different ways of creating a cross-platform application and their (dis)advantages for the user.
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RE[6]: Imagine Then See
by jango on Wed 21st Feb 2007 10:57 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Imagine Then See"
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gnome is already obselete

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RE[7]: Imagine Then See
by superstoned on Wed 21st Feb 2007 11:41 in reply to "RE[6]: Imagine Then See"
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Well, it's a bit harsh to say, but it might be true. It's behind, even after more than a year of no big KDE releases. I wonder how it will recover from a seriously good KDE 4. It might survive a bad KDE 4, though, and we don't know which one it'll be for sure ;)

And it is free software, so as long as ppl work on it and use it, it'll continue to exist. Red Hat, Sun and Novell won't give up on it soon anyway, though they may decrease their investments even more (they've been cutting down for quite some time now).

And in the usability area, Gnome still has some unique value. Though I wonder how long that'll last.

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