[Ardour-Users] OSX vs Linu

Thomas Vecchione seablaede at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 21:49:49 PDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 2:18 PM, John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Vecchione"
>> For the record, I strongly disagree with the concept that any distribution
>> of Linux needs to be a DIY system.  That defeats one of the main purposes
>> of distributions
>>  Whether Linux "needs to be" a DIY OS is of course debatable but I'd have
> to
> say that I'm with Rob on this one.

It is the future that I am referring to...

>  I described Linux earlier as "high
> maintenance" but whichever way you dress it up, at this point in time,
> Linux
> is not an OS that the average Joe can install with ease.  Things are
> definitely getting better but there's still a long road ahead.

I certainly agree with this in the present however, at least in the context
of professional audio work.  General desktops is quickly becoming another
matter these days though

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