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Re: [News] Google Software for Linux: Picasa Goes First

On Sun, 28 May 2006 11:51:47 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> Yes, they submitted 100+ patches in the process, so everyone benefits. If
> you don't want proprietary software on Linux, you will still have your
> choice. That said, while choice is good, proprietary could steal the
> userbase that contributes to software such as The GIMP.

I think GIMP 2.4 is coming soon.  It looked like it had some great
features.


> To a SOA-reliant company, a mass-migration to Linux will not at all be
> damanging. In fact, this would weaken its main rival, so rest asssuered
> they will treat us well.

It is good that Microsoft has a rival, but Google is probably on its way
to becoming similar or worse.  At least they are pro-Linux.


>> It is best if people use truly FOSS applications.
> 
> 
> Xara extreme has just turned 0.5:
> 
> http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS4732486494.html

I'm looking forward to trying it.

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