[Novalug] [OT] Tax Software
hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sun Mar 7 23:50:12 EST 2010
Why would they and adobe be destroyed overnight if they offered their
software for Linux? They could still charge for it and keep the closed code
even. I await your explanation.
Sorry for doubling you up Bryan new mail client..:)
On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 9:27 PM, Bryan J. Smith <b.j.smith at ieee.org> wrote:
> Intuit would be destroyed overnight if they offered a Linux version.
> I cannot stress this enough. Adobe is in the same boat, even though
> Adobe's current PhotoShop and related tool market for Linux market
> continues to hover around $1B -- yes, even though they do _not_ offer
> native Linux versions.
> Control of distribution channels are the biggest threat to major
> user software, not lack of demand or other issues.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Theodore Ruegsegger <gruntly at gmail.com>
> That hasn't happened to me but I've always been put off by Intuit's
> open, freely-expressed contempt for GNU/Linux and its users, at least
> as far as Quicken and, once they took it over, TurboTax, are
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