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eWeek: CodeWeavers' Latest Release Is Music to Linux Users' Ears

May 06, 2003, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)

"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..."

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