__/ [ flatfish+++ ] on Thursday 23 March 2006 04:52 \__
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006 03:58:24 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> OS X has nothing to offer that Linux has not had for ages.
> Professional digital audio applications.
> Why do you continue to spread FUD?
>> You are missing the point. Not many people will be using Vista. They will
>> buy a Windows XP computer /before/ Christmas. By that time, XGL, KDE
>> Solid, QT4, Firefox 2 and many other advances will have made Vista look
>> like yesterday's technology.
> True, but people won't care.
> Do you actually believe that average folk know what " XGL, KDE Solid, QT4,
> Firefox 2" even are?
> Maybe firefox, but even that is a longshot.
> They will buy Windows preloaded systems and that is the end of it.
> Until Linux can break into that market and get an AOL client, Linux will
> never be on the average Joe's desktop in any number that will count.
> You can dream all you like, and a lot of what you say about Windows is in
> fact true, but it doesn't matter.
>> Best wishes,
You have just stripped off your shell and exposed your own doubts. As regards
sound, there are Linux distributions that are media-specialised. Just
because you haven't experience with them (neither do I) does not de-elevate
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