"You most probably know that the people who produce Songbird
have dropped Linux support. If you haven't heard about it then here
is the link to the announcement. In it the author, Georges
Auberger, states in a bleeding heart type manner
"We have a small engineering team here at Songbird, and, more
than ever, must stay very focused on a narrow set of priorities.
Trying to deliver a raft of new features around all media types,
and across a growing list of devices, we had to make some tough
"Now excuse me while I use a bucket.
"Programming across multiple operating systems is easy. I do it.
I have done it for several years. I don't need to have seperate
code trees for each operating system. I have a single set of code
that I work on and it compiles on different operating systems
without having to modify the code! I am not a super programmer and
you should not all bow down and make sacrificial offerings to
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