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DaveNet: Windows apps on Linux?

Sep 25, 1999, 21:27 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Winer)

"I'd love to see Microsoft make an investment in making Windows apps run smoothly on Linux."

"It would take a big headache off my list. It would allow my development team to focus on what we do best, building new servers and workstation interfaces for web publishing."

"We're working towards a Linux version of our software, but what a waste of resources. It would make more sense, to me, if Microsoft did this for us."

"I see it as the logical next step after SOAP. The networking interface is open now. No undocumented APIs, open sockets between apps. This is why SOAP is so important."

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