Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Aug 2009 19:08 UTC
Linux A complaint you hear quite often is that the Linux desktop environments, which mostly refers to KDE and GNOME, are trying too hard to be like Windows and Mac OS X. Now, even James Bottomley, Distinguished Engineer at Novell, Director of the Linux Foundation, and Chair of its Technical Advisory Board (put that on your business card) states in an interview that he believes the Linux desktop is too much like Windows and Mac.
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RE[2]: Yeah...
by FooBarWidget on Thu 27th Aug 2009 20:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Yeah..."
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That's because the iPhone isn't a desktop or laptop, so users don't have the expectation that it should work like one. If Apple ever ports iPhone OS to desktops or laptops then people would go all "how do I install MS Office?" on it.

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