Originally Posted by LydianKnight
They don't really need to make Internet Explorer go the cross-platform way, why should they? To face Apple? Linux? Android?? I'm a natural supporter for UNIX/Linux but even myself have to admit the limits of its adoption, take aside the other platforms...
This. Linux is great for server use or forensic/data manipulation, but it makes for a horrible desktop OS. There never will be a year of linux on the desktop. Android may get somewhere, but no time soon, right now and for the foreseeable future it's only for mobile devices.