"As for the Lindows OS's original claim to fame--its stated goal
of running Windows applications as well as Linux ones--Robertson
says that's no longer part of the strategy. However, he believes
the OS is still a hospitable environment for Windows types.
"'Windows application support isn't important, but we've got to
support Windows file servers and print servers, and when you
double-click on a PowerPoint file, it's got to do the right thing.
And we do that,' he says.
"Still, Robertson concedes that work remains to be done. Gaming
is a weak spot: 'If you want to run Half-Life, we can't give you a
competitive experience,' he says..."
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