"JLP: Does Ubuntu have any plans to join forces with other Linux
distributions, vendors and companies and together put some pressure
on software companies and and offer them help so that they would
port some of the most popular applications (like Photoshop,
AutoCAD, ...) to Linux?
"We do already meet with ISV's, and encourage them to port to
Linux. they always take a business view of the market opportunity.
that's a factor of two things. the raw number of users, and the
willingness of those users to pay for software..."