Instead of, why not...

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Sat Feb 12 21:10:49 GMT 2005

On Feb 12, 2005, at 4:05 PM, Anthony Atkielski wrote:

> Bart Silverstrim writes:
>> I never quite liked these arguments.  The question to ask is, "What 
>> can
>> I use for graphics editing on platform X?  What can I use for desktop
>> publishing on platform Y?".
> Not in this case, because many of these applications must produce files
> that I can share with others, and/or they must work with legacy files
> that I've collected myself, and/or they must read files provided to me
> by others.  So equivalent functionality isn't good enough: it has to be
> the same application.

Thank you for supporting vendor lock-in.

At any rate, what you're essentially saying is that you want to run a 
particular application so no matter what happens this is what you must 
have and use.  Do don't even bother asking people who will suggest 
alternatives, because it's not what you want to hear.  Use what you're 
going to use.  *shrug*

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