Windows, Linux, The Debate: which is best?

Duncan Anderson duncangareth at
Fri Jan 20 08:09:08 UTC 2006

Yuki Cuss wrote:

> Michael T. Richter wrote:
>> a) Linux does have some areas worse than Windows
>> (sound handling, for example),
> Just because sound doesn't work for you and a few other people doesn't 
> mean that sound doesn't work for some guy and few others in Windows. 
> I've only ever known sound to be excellent in both.
> - Yuki.
The only time I've ever had problems with sound under Linux was when 
Creative Labs refused to release the midi chipset specifications for the 
Soundblaster Live! so that I had to use timidity to play midi files. 
They had some sort market driven justification for only supplying midi 
software for Windows for those cards.


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