"A survey this spring of more than 400 developers and IT
managers in North America found that the number of developers
targeting Windows for their applications declined 12 percent from a
year ago. Just 64.8 percent targeted the platform as opposed to 74
percent in 2006.
"'We attribute [the decline] largely to the increase in
developers beginning to target Linux and different Linux
[distributions]. Both Novell and Red Hat are the two dominant ones
right now,' said John Andrews, the CEO of Evans Data..."