After takin' a swig o' grog, Matt belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>> What good is a cross-platform application running on a crippled platform?
> For one thing it acts as a bridge between OSes, permitting migrations
> away from Windows. You see it mentioned in most major Linux migrations.
> By the way, migrations away from Linux are almost unknown. And find
> me one where the emigrant says, "Oh, yes, I felt so trapped on
> Linux---but with these cross-platform apps I found I was able to finally
> migrate to Windows, which is really the better OS."
That's not my claim, though.
My claim is that it enables a lot of people to /stay/ on Windows.
The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that
procession but carrying a banner.
-- Mark Twain