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Re: KDE 4.1 Reaches Beta and Looks Great

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____/ AqD on Thursday 29 May 2008 08:21 : \____

> On May 29, 8:58 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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>> ____/ JEDIDIAH on Wednesday 28 May 2008 21:57 : \____
>> > On 2008-05-28, AqD <aquila.d...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> Interesting.
>> >> But still, it's not compelling enough to migrate back.
>> >> They spent so much time on improving the infrastructure, but many
>> >> basic applications are still lacking. It'd be much better if they put
>> >> more resource on wine and make the emulation layer 100% compatible
>> >> with xp.
>> > So what great XP program(s) am I missing?
>> > [deletia]
>> People have the tendency to get addicted to 'their' apps while failing to
>> appreciate counterparts they simply don't know of. It's natural.
> Yes, counterparts. Can you name any open-source full-text russian-
> english translator?

Projects like these compete very hard and at least one of them opens up sooner
or later (for added value, advantage). If none has yet been made open source,
consider using Wine in the mean time. Mind you, a lot of tools emerge as
Web-based these days, sophisticated translators included. These are based on
open standards.

> Linux advocates always blindly believe they have everything windows
> users have. If all linux users are like that, linux today would still
> be shell + vim and nothing else.

Windows is just a platform. Developers can usually compile for GNU/Linux.
Increasingly they do.

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