Playing Nicely with Windows

“Windows is a very important platform, and our justifiable pride
in Linux and the GNU stack shouldn’t blind us to the importance of
delivering software that is widely useful. I believe in bringing
free software to people in a way that is exciting and empowering to
them, and one of the key ways to do that is to show them amazing
free software running on their familiar platform, whether that’s
Windows or the MacOS.

“Firefox, for example, is an inspiring free software success
story, and I’m certain that a key driver of that success is their
excellent support for the Windows environment. It’s a quick
download and an easy install that Just Works, after which people
can actually FEEL that free software delivers an innovative and
powerful browsing experience that is plainly better than the
proprietary alternatives…”