After takin' a swig o' grog, Matt belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
>> Ex-MS security guru to dump Media Center for Linux?
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Veteran Microsoft security expert, Jesper Johansson, says he may dump
>> | Microsoft's Windows Media Center in favour of Ubuntu-affiliated LinuxMCE
>> | after struggling with Redmond's DRM (Digital Rights Management) software.
> Okay, so this expert has switched from the pricey WMC to LinuxMCE,
> preferring the Linux-only app to the cross-platform options.
> But the most important choices here are those of developers who would
> work on a media-center apps and those who would contribute in other ways
> (especially monetarily). Most contributors want their stuff to be used,
> and they reach fifty times as many users with a cross-platform app as
> they do with a Linux-only app.
You're missing the big point, Matt -- it's a platform thing in and of
What good is a cross-platform application running on a crippled platform?
Abandon the search for Truth; settle for a good fantasy.