Wine and Windows RT: What's the point?

Posted by jimlynch on Jul 15, 2013 6:59 PM EDT
ITworld; By Jim Lynch
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Today in Open Source: Windows RT is a waste of time for developers, Linux 3.11 features, Linux Mint 15 KDE

As I was looking at today's open source news, I ran across an announcement about Linux 3.11's features. At the bottom of the list there was a blurb about Wine being able to run Windows RT apps.

Huh?

Is it me or is this just a huge waste of developer time? Windows RT devices aren't selling well at all, it seems to be yet another gigantic bomb from Microsoft. So why waste the time and effort to support it in the first place?

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