Infiltrating the Proprietary Platforms

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. Bringing open-source apps to Mac and Windows can open up whole new
    communities of users and contributors
    <http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20081027-linux-applications-gain-new-developers-on-windows-and-os-x.html>.

    And they, in turn, can help strengthen the applications across all
    platforms.
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Oct 28, 2008
    #1
    1. Advertising

  2. Lawrence D'Oliveiro

    Dave Taylor Guest

    Lawrence D'Oliveiro <_zealand> wrote in
    news:ge5nae$v8i$:

    > Bringing open-source apps to Mac and Windows can open up whole new
    > communities of users and contributors
    > <http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20081027-linux-applications-gain-
    > new-developers-on-windows-and-os-x.html>.
    >
    > And they, in turn, can help strengthen the applications across all
    > platforms.
    >


    That is what drove the whole PC vs MAC in their beginning (1980's).

    --
    Ciao, Dave
    Dave Taylor, Oct 28, 2008
    #2
    1. Advertising

  3. In message <Xns9B45ED8944034daveytaynospamplshot@203.97.37.6>, Dave Taylor
    wrote:

    > Lawrence D'Oliveiro <_zealand> wrote in
    > news:ge5nae$v8i$:
    >
    >> Bringing open-source apps to Mac and Windows can open up whole new
    >> communities of users and contributors
    >> <http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20081027-linux-applications-gain-
    >> new-developers-on-windows-and-os-x.html>.
    >>
    >> And they, in turn, can help strengthen the applications across all
    >> platforms.

    >
    > That is what drove the whole PC vs MAC in their beginning (1980's).


    Except the Mac is also a highly proprietary platform.
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Oct 28, 2008
    #3
    1. Advertising

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Mike Brannigan [MSFT]

    Some GPT documentation for 64-bit platforms needs to be updated

    Mike Brannigan [MSFT], May 11, 2005, in forum: Windows 64bit
    Replies:
    10
    Views:
    1,052
    Charlie Russel - MVP
    Jun 4, 2005
  2. Steve Thompson
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    349
    Andre Da Costa [Extended64]
    Jul 15, 2005
  3. DeanB

    Sliding platforms for macro work

    DeanB, Mar 27, 2007, in forum: Digital Photography
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    310
    DeanB
    Mar 27, 2007
  4. Server Applications
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    1,367
    Server Applications
    Sep 5, 2006
  5. Ken
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    341
    Dianthus Mimulus
    Apr 22, 2007
Loading...

Share This Page