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The end of the Linux desktop wars

Jun 02, 2011, 08:09 (8 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Amy Bennett for this link. ]

"There's nothing quantifiable about this, mind you; just a lot of anecdotal evidence that seems to point to a small but growing movement to use HTML5 as an application development platform instead of native apps.

"As HTML5 keeps advancing, the performance gap between native and web should close. If that kind of closure happens, then it becomes a wide open field as far as interfaces go. Native apps will still have their place, but how much developer effort will be needed in KDE or GNOME if HTML5 apps do take off?"

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