Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Mar 2007 18:05 UTC, submitted by Luis
Linux Complaining about Windows Vista is a national past time on Internet forums these days. Windows Vista 'costs too much', 'has onerous product activation', 'requires too much hardware', etc. These complaints are often followed up by a very simple boast: 'I'm just going to switch to Linux'. But in today's landscape, how viable is that statment? Is the threat to switch to Linux an empty one, or is it entirely possible?"
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RE[3]: Excellent article
by archiesteel on Wed 7th Mar 2007 23:12 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Excellent article"
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Yes, notice how I said that other OSS alternatives were not as mature as Gimp...Inkscape and Scribus are very good, but don't compare to Gimp in terms of maturity.

I hadn't heard about Xara Extreme...thanks for the link, that looks *very* promising (though it's not a bitmap graphic editor like Gimp/PS, it could be a worthy competitor to Illustrator).

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