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Re: The Path of GNUstep (Was: Re: Gnustep + mac + windows? Possible?)


From: Jeff Teunissen
Subject: Re: The Path of GNUstep (Was: Re: Gnustep + mac + windows? Possible?)
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 01:04:22 -0400

Lars Sonchocky-Helldorf wrote:

[snip]

> From what I have heard on address@hidden, most Cocoa
> developers are more concerned to get their apps running on any Windows
> than on Linux (because of Linux's market share, the unwillingness of
> Linux users to pay for their apps and so on). Their common approach to
> this problem is currently to pester Apple to release Yellow Box for
> Windows...

Bringing a proprietary app to Linux is dangerous, because people are
likely to create a free replacement for your app and leave you with no
customers. And once it's on Linux, it will follow onto other systems
eventually.

[snip]

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