"It is the dilemma of every single FOSS developer. Sure, you
want as many people as possible to use your software but you also
want to acquaint them with the advantages of FOSS as well. Some
developers think it is a non-question: they don't give portability
a single thought. Others do, but think it is better to force users
by not making their program available under other Operating
Systems. 'If you want to use my program, that's cool, but switch to
Linux first.' Other developers, like me, think that it is better to
let people use FOSS software under their current Operating System
because nobody will make the switch for a single program. It is the
strategy that projects like Firefox are using too. It is based on
the presumption that when the reasons for switching are piling up
the transition is less painful because they can continue to use the
programs they know and love..."
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