"I've quietly expressed the thoughts you are about to read
before, but i feel the need to grow more vocal about it. We are at
a cross roads that we may not get a second chance to visit as KDE,
Mozilla and OOo make determined pushes on win32.
"As you read on, please keep in mind that I'm not trying to make
the blanket statement that developing software for Windows is Evil.
I'm speaking strictly about Free Software desktop applications
being ported to Windows (and to a somewhat lesser extent MacOS X,
ONLamp: Are Open Source Apps for Windows Bad for Linux? (I
Don't Think So)
"As a person who uses both Microsoft Windows and Linux boxes on
a daily basis, I think Open Source for Windows is a good thing and
blog about it on my own site now at then when I spot an interesting
FOSS application for Windows: Open Source for Windows blog
"My take is that if Microsoft Windows has an estimated 90 to 95%
of the desktop world and a good chunk of the server world, Open
Source can get more noticed by more people..."