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Re: [SLE] Switching to linux workstation??
  • From: Fred Miller <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 23:44:04 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405032344.04346.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 03 May 2004 8:08 pm, Mark Crean wrote:
> Ben Rosenberg wrote:
> [snip]
> > Well, CXOffice solves this. I'm on most of the Codeweavers mailing lists
> > and people say PS works just fine. And if people were so damn in need of
> > Photoshop and willing to pay for it then they better be emailing the CEO
> > of Adobe with their CC numbers ready to purchase it because he's STILL
> > under the impression that Linux users WILL NOT pay for software so until
> > he thinks otherwise ..this isn't a Linux issue. It's a PHB asshole
> > problem. ;)
> Just my 2 cents, but I think you may find it's a Mac problem. If the
> industry-standard graphics programs were ported to Linux, the Mac's
> stronghold in the graphics industry would vanish pdq. I should imagine
> the CEO of Adobe has an excruciating pressure named Steve Jobs placed
> upon him. For all that, though, it isn't just the flagship programs but
> a vast array of supporting software that enables workflows,
> collaboration, etc., as well as font libraries and colour calibration.
> Porting just Photoshop to Linux isn't really an answer, though it would
> help.

'Sure would! 'Would save me a lot of paper and ink!!!


"The only secure Microsoft software is what's still
shrink-wrapped in their warehouse..." (Forno)

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