[xubuntu-users] The Devil's Advocate

Guang Chao guang.chao.1974 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 23:44:36 UTC 2017


On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 3:45 AM, Joao Monteiro <jmonteiro257 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Haha, noticed lol...
>
> I have been using Turbocad for nearly two decades and rely heavily on it
> for my electric schematics. Sadly, the software authors/company never
> provided any drivers for linux. And after a fairly deep search for
> alternatives, the odd couple of them available are exceedingly inadequate
> and unstable in behaviour for my cad needs.
>
> Not a Linux shortcoming, see... just one of the many cases where
> authors/developers don't bother considering linux usage for it when
> developing it.
>
> So the question obviously is: why don't software developers in some areas
> even bother with linux when developing their applications?
>

It depends on target market.  If target is desktop users, then Linux is
just a minority.  Analogy is, if you will write an app for mobile, will you
write for Tizen? Or just focus on Android and iOS?


>
> I leave it at that... ;)
>
> On 12 Jul 2017 19:06, "Ralf Mardorf" <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:51:46 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> >On Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:33:09 +0100, Joao Monteiro wrote:
>> >>- CAD wise, linux is still useless
>> >
>> >I can't speak about the software, but at least some people are
>> >satisfied with Linux for CAT.
>>                           ^^^ *lol*
>> Not a joke, just a typo.
>>
>> > The real-time patches seem to work. Much
>> >likely it's the same as for pro-audio, which is my domain. How much
>> >MIDI jitter I get depends less on a patched real-time kernel, but
>> >much more on the hardware
>>
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