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To be fair I think these platforms should be mandated by law to be opened up.

Companies that develop a product, often cannot afford to build it for macOS and Linux at the same time. Usually what consumer or business gets is a choice between Windows and macOS.

I still have to maintain a Windows machine, because the software I use doesn't exist on Linux, because there is a catch 22. They probably could create a Linux version, but since people keep having a Windows machine, there is no incentive. If they were able to just recompile the product to a different OS, that would be very empowering to the consumer.

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