[clug-talk] Aaron in the news yet again.
aseigo at kde.org
Thu Dec 16 10:47:49 PST 2004
On December 16, 2004 11:02, Ian Bruseker wrote:
> through some Cygwin magic. :-) I may be forced to use Windows
> because of my job, but it's sure nice to have a familiar, comfortable
> environment if I want it. In this case it's not about switching
> someone using a "slow integration" method - it's about me liking KDE
> and using it when and where I can. I like that.
running it on Cygwin is cool indeed. =)
and a completely different matter than targeting win32 as a first class
platform ... for some reason a number of people interpretted my blog as
saying i wanted to limit choice, especially the sort you highlight above.
nothing could be farther from the truth.
the context of my blog (which, of course, got lost as soon as it was posted
on /., land of context-free postings ;) was the concept of targetting win32
as a viable long term platform just as we do with, say, Solaris, AIX or MacOS
> I would suspect
> whoever first thought of porting KDE to Windows had a similar "itch to
no, the stated goal is to grow the userbase for KDE. no real personal itch
Aaron J. Seigo
Society is Geometric
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