Day 25 of the series:

Microsoft admits they were wrong about the whole "cancer" thing, and they're bringing Linux GUI apps with GPU support to Windows. Do I think this is a good thing? Yes and no.


@mike Open source dev tools have outpaced proprietary in many areas and a lot of it doesn't work well natively in Windows. Most devs I know are on MacOS, because its at least "unix-like" with a real terminal for working with open source, and perceived as a friendly packaged product compared with DIY Linux, or a hokey WSL setup in Windows. Rapidly developing WSL is MS's reaction to this issue.

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