Mac OS X v. Linux

Steve Torrefranca javacide at
Fri Jun 24 07:41:13 UTC 2005

I could not agree more.  I am a java developper and I am very happy how
my resource hungry java tools works with debian and now ubuntu.  But I
cant get rid of windows because Macromedia stuff just wont work!  i even
grabbed a demo of cross-over office but i cant get the newest version of
Macromedia MX running.


Magnus Therning wrote:

>On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 10:15:03AM +1000, David wrote:
>>I use both Linux and OSX .. switch betwen them constantly through a
>>KVM.  Some tools on Linux are way better than OSX, and vice-versa. I
>>will NOT use windows, because philosophically I refuse to support a
>>monopoly. Apart from that, all my experiences with Windows have been
>Yes, I can only agree. My problem is that I'm not in the situation where
>I can avoid using Windows altogether. All I can do is limit my exposure
>to it. I don't think I'm alone in this.
>The funny thing about Windows is that the more I learn about it the less
>I like it. It's just not a beautiful system--too many exceptions and
>special cases.

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