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Re: [SLE] Switching to linux workstation??
  • From: Sid Boyce <sboyce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 15:03:39 +0100
  • Message-id: <1083679419.21185.83.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 04:42, Fred Miller wrote:
> On Monday 03 May 2004 7:23 pm, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
> > * Fred A. Miller (fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) [040503 16:18]:
> > >On Monday 03 May 2004 5:05 pm, James Knott wrote:
> > >> I guess you missed those articles about how Linux is used to make many
> > >> movies. As I recall, some of the scence in Titanic were generated with
> > >> Linux. There are other movies as well, including one animated feature,
> > >> that was created entirely with Linux.
> > >>
> > >> Do a Google search on "Linux video editing".
> > >
> > >That is not the graphics software he was refering to, nor was I. The point
> > > is, that without PhotoShop, Linux is "ham-strung" in the Pro. photography
> > > industry......period.
> >
> > 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. ;)
>
> Well, I don't fit into that catagory, but you already know that. I've
> contacted them more than once, and made it clear that I and a LOT of others
> WOULD buy it, IF it were available!
>
> Fred
>
> --
> "The only secure Microsoft software is what's still
> shrink-wrapped in their warehouse..." (Forno)
Adobe was beseached many years ago to port to Linux, but they refused,
that was in the light of many people making them aware that they were
running it under Linux using the Mac emulator, Executor.
Regards
Sid.
--
Sid Boyce .... Hamradio G3VBV and keen Flyer
Linux Only Shop.


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