Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Oct 2010 21:54 UTC
Linux Well, it's been a while since we've opened this particular jar (box is not historically accurate) owned by Pandora. Desktop Linux... Yes, that ever elusive readiness of the desktop that is Linux-powered. Some story on ComputerWorld argues that the desktop Linux dream is dead, and apparently, the story is causing some stir on the web. Well, paint me pink and call me a lightbulb, but of course desktop Linux is dead. However - who gives a flying monkey? Linux is being used by more people than ever!
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Can you say Cocoa and Carbon ?

You just chose the wrong example to criticize for lack of uniform and consistent UI design, MacOS X ;) . Even a long time Windows user like me, now programming on a Mac on a daily basis has to admit that the attention to UI's HIG rules is astounding on Apple products.

Go read
Linux driver model is superior, period.

It has to prove it, not make papers and technical demos. It must be better than the competition (for example in the audio arena, providing glitch-free and low latency sound).

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