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Are proprietary programs specifically reducing function for Linux?

Jul 08, 2009, 23:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

"Under Linux java runs slow and many programs which use java do not work as they should. This is surprising as I would have expected a company like Sun who is one of the champions of open source, to do much better. I can only imagine Sun hanging its head in shame at its poor efforts in cross platform programing. Adobe flash is another which is supposed to be cross platform yet does not deliver the goods.

"The biggest culprits are hardware drivers. If a company is going to release a driver for different operating systems then they should at least make them equal in features. Don't give me any baloney about market share and junk. The company obviously feels that it is worth developing a driver and writing code with cross platforms in mind is not much harder than single platform programing. It all depends on which language or framework you use."

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