@mikebabb Ha, nah, I don't have my finger on the pulse of all developers. However, the semi-technical press is making a hubbub about it, so my expression was generally a reaction to their seeming overreaction.
@russsaidwords Yeah, they got pretty excited about the first iteration of "Ubuntu running in Windows" as well. I didn't get it then, and I don't get it now. If you want Linux, run Linux!
@mikebabb Their stated idea was to enable web devs to be able to do their work with the High Quality A+ Enterprise UI and manageability of Windows
@mikebabb Basically the target audience is "well I *would* like to use OSX and it'd make my work way easier, but I already know Windows, so maybe...."
When I worked at $OUTSOURCING_COMPANY I messed around with it for a little while, but it was even more deficient than msys/cygwin so I just used that.
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