eWeek: CodeWeavers' Latest Release Is Music to Linux Users' Ears
May 06, 2003, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)
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"Although good open source alternatives to Windows-only
applications have been appearing in growing numbers, sometimes only
the Windows version will do.
"Personally, almost all of my daily application needs are being
well served by open source software. I use OpenOffice.org whether
I'm working with a Linux or a Windows system; Mozilla's my choice
for Web browsing; and I can't say enough about Gaim as an upgrade
for instant messaging on multiple systems at once.
"However, until recently, my favorite online music service,
Launchcast, had me maintaining a Windows laptop at my desk, solely
for listening to my custom-tailored music station. For no
particularly good reason (in my frustrated view), Launchcast
requires Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player..."