Selling Linux to Windows Users
dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 14:39:27 UTC 2008
2008/12/10 Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>:
>>>> In any case, KDE is a desktop environment, not an application that
>>>> _does_ anything.
>>> Not a valid argument. It's an application just like anything else,
>>> and if it runs on Windows, it's only recent.
>> What do you do with KDE? Move windows around iExplore does that (not
> What does that have to do with anything. Somebody asked what Free
> applications couldn't run in Windows. afaik, KDE can't. The question
> wasn't "what Free apps don't have a Windows counterpart?"
I thought the question was "what can X do that Y cannot".
>>>> The individual components such as Kate, Kontact, and
>>>> Amarok are distinct applications and they can be run on Windows.
>>> Not unless KDE runs on Windows... Kate & Kontact still require the
>>> whole kde
>>> base. Amarok only needs kdelibs.
>> But there are text editors and PIMs available for Windows too, that do
>> everything that Kate and Kontact do.
> Again, that wasn't the point.
I thought that it was.
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