Instead of freebsd.com, why not...
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Sun Feb 13 08:00:21 GMT 2005
Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC writes:
> I can't think of any time that MS is the best choice, except in perhaps
> some vertical market cases. It is often the most convenient choice.
Convenience is reason enough by itself to choose a particular OS. The
only people who deliberately choose inconvenient operating systems are
those with an ax to grind.
> Like the list of software you listed. Most of that can be replaced
> with other SW -- especially if you switch to Mac OS X, though probably
> also to a BSD or Linux solution.
Maybe ... but that won't allow me to read and write the native file
formats of these applications.
I'm trying to find a way to reduce my dependence on expensive and
bloated applications (which includes most Microsoft applications,
unfortunately), but there aren't too many options.
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