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Re: Slightly OT: Photoshop tops 'most wanted' Linux app list



On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 09:58 -0500, Chasecreek Systemhouse wrote:
> On 2/2/06, taharka <res00vl8 alltel net> wrote:
> > Adobe Photoshop has taken an early lead as the "most wanted"
> > Windows/MacOS-only application among Linux users, according to an
> 
> Now that is really cool -- and NO I didn't "read" it all  =/
> 
> =)

I'm disappointed to see Adobe Photoshop riding at #1. Not needed when
you have the gimp. Macromedia Studio, currently #6 got my vote. Love to
be able to create content under Linux/Unix like at bangcartoon.com :-)

> BTW - The answer to "What's the real problem?" is that in Open Source
> there are "too" many choices.  Creating/Slimming down a distro to fit
> on the kid's $100 laptop will require making hard decisions about what
> to include and what gets left out.

Remember, this laptop is targeted for students in developing countries.

> Photoshop will likely get left out.

Well, from what I got from the article, applications such as that will
run off servers that these laptops will connect to. The servers will be
Redhat's Enterprise offerings, which is how Redhat will make it's
money ;-)

> <AboutSharks>
> And no Mike, I wasn't implying you should look in the mirror  :-D
> </AboutSharks>
> 
> OK, I'm going back to beating my computer into submission:
> Run FC5T2 damn you, run it!  LOL  =)
> --
> WC -Sx- Jones | http://ccsh.us/ | Open Source Consulting

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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