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ib: I'm all for replacing MS with OSX on the desktops where I work and I agree it's a great way to get *nix on every desktop. In fact I'm working right now with OSX Server to see how well it'll integrate with our campus LDAP for authentication.

Maybe it's a good thing, even at the cost of slowed development on my "favored" platforms.

Digging around to see if an app. had been ported to Gnome2 yet, I made a somewhat disheartening discovery. It seems to me that the we[1] are loosing way to many good development cycles to work on applications for the OSX platform.

I'm not saying OSX isn't a great environment, I just think we[1] should think really hard at the reasons to enhance/develop applications for propriatary platforms vs open platforms.

[1] Opensource community

2 Jun 2001 (updated 2 Jun 2001 at 15:59 UTC) »

Taking the dog for a walk the other day...
I see 2 Highschool age guys in a front yard.
They had a:

  • rope
  • helmet
  • motercycle
  • video camera

    I sensed trouble, so I stop and ask "What's up?". One of the fellows gives me a strange look and says "School project, yeah school project, that's right".

    Wanting no part of this, I hurry along with my dog walk.
    Needless to say, I eagerly awaited the 11:00pm news for a report.

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