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Re: Please name a cross-platform FOSS app that is failing

Matt <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Could you please stop crossposting this drivel to

> Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Matt belched out
>>   this bit o' wisdom:
>>> Please find for me a FOSS project that:
>>> * does not have a Windows-only FOSS equivalent
>>> * is made to run equally on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux desktops
>>> * is not growing
>> Why?
> Well now why do you think a cross-platform advocate might ask it?

I think that a MS-advocate, as you quite obviously are, asks such
questions in order to again deliver one of his boilerplate speeches.


> Okay, I got a little sloppy in stating my question.
> Along the lines I intended, let's try this:  Show me a Linux-only app
> that is growing better or being used more _on Linux_ than an
> equivalent cross-platform app is growing or being used _on Linux_.

Show me a popular cross-platform app which is being used 'on Linux'
(whatever that is supposed to mean) which wasn't originally ported to
Windows in order to supplant the native offerings with popular, free
(here solely refering to money) alternatives. 


> It will help eliminate the increasingly-rare delusion that there is
> some kind of benefit to Microsoft in building a cross-platform app
> instead of a Linux-only app.

"It will help to eliminate the delusion that platform-vendors need ISV
 support in order to sell their platforms to customers"?


 F'up2 adjusted.

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