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by Daveed V. — Mar 21
Your point usually holds, but I think there are exceptions. A notable recent one is Adobe's Lightroom: It is cross-platform and looks essentially identical on MacOS X and Windows. Yet it doesn't feel particularly "foreign" on either platform. It doesn't feel particularly "native" either, but I think it strikes a very nice balance by having its own personality dominate without really clashing with its host OS's culture.
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