Can someone tell me what this means?
cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Aug 11 18:57:28 CDT 2007
> >> If OS X is really Unix under the hood, then why do vendors of several
> >> of my high-end applications that are offered in Windoze and OS X
> >> versions all say "We have no plans for a Linux version"?
On Sat, 11 Aug 2007, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Because they don't want to commit to supporting 827 different combinations of
> distribution / kernel version / desktop environment, I suspect. 99% of the
> time a piece of software will work regardless of the underlying OS, but
> vendors no doubt crap themselves about that 1%...
There are only 827 different versions???
How many different versions would they actually need to creats to be able
to declare that they support Linux?
> Shame they can't get their act together and make a version for a particular
> setup though, then still sell an unsupported flavour of the product for any
> other combo (but there's all the negative press that people bitching about
> things not working in an unsupported environment generates... sometimes users
> are their own worst nightmare)
Users of Linux #828 and above will "tell the world" that the support
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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