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Re: Operating systems are not religions (you fools)

From: Therion Ware
Subject: Re: Operating systems are not religions (you fools)
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 17:16:44 +0100

 On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 15:54:07 GMT in alt.atheism, John (John
<nospam@>) said, directing the reply to gnu.misc.discuss

>Therion Ware wrote:
>>  On 24 Jun 2004 02:43:28 -0700 in alt.atheism, TuxTrax
>> ( (TuxTrax)) said, directing the reply to
>> alt.atheism
>>> (Iain) wrote in message
>>>> There is a clique of people who use Linux\Unix BECAUSE it is arcane,
>>>> which involves a sort of extended Orwellian nationalism, which some
>>>> people call "religious".
>>>> When Windows XP crashes on me I always get told I should use Linux
>>>> because it generally doesn't behave samely.
>>>> I've nothing specific against Linux but ideally I'd use what would
>>>> otherwise be Windows XP if it never crashed.
>>>> ~Iain
>>>You are a Mac man waiting to happen. Once you've had Mac, you never go
>>>back :-)
>> Depends what you want to do with your computer.
>> IMO and generally speaking you should choose your OS according to the
>> apps you want to use. I do a lot of video work, and use a G4 Cube if I
>> want to do high quality QT, but for most other kind of video Win2000
>> Pro does nicely *simply because* there are more, cheaper and better
>> apps available that work under that OS. And then there's the matter of
>> spare parts, service and expansion. Expanding a Mac - while it isn't
>> the nightmare it used to be - is still more expensive than expanding a
>> PC. And Linux is out of the question for video, because there the
>> choice of well developed apps in that domain is practically
>> non-existent. .. Maybe in the next 5 - 10 years.... But if I want a
>> dedicated comms server, Linux isn't too shabby.
>Have you ever tried this:

No. Looks nice. Shame about the QT support though. On the other hand
the render-farm idea looks *real* nice. Cleaner was ludicrously
expensive in that regard. Might well give it a whirl.
"Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You." 
- Attrib: Pauline Reage.
Inexpensive VHS & other video to CD/DVD conversion?
See: <>. 35.00 gets your video on DVD.
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