[microsound] On impossibility of linux

Joost van der Molen joostvdm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 09:38:02 EDT 2011

Wow, FUD - didn't know there was a word for it!
In fact, it bugs me I didn't know..

"Hypnotized - distracted by desire..."

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 8:16 AM, Kim Cascone <kim at anechoicmedia.com> wrote:
> with all due respect Kurt: you don't know what you are talking about and are
> just repeating ridiculous FUD you've heard
> read why I switched from OS X to Linux here:
> http://createdigitalmusic.com/2009/08/linux-music-workflow-switching-from-mac-os-x-to-ubuntu-with-kim-cascone/
> I just finished a new CD made *entirely* on Linux and I actually had an
> easier (and cheaper) time of editing and mixing a CD than on OS X
> I use Ardour, Audacity, Pd and LADSPA plugs and have to say that I enjoy the
> heady power I now have versus the closed commercial boutique-ware I was
> using on OS X
> as far as hardware goes: all laptops are designed and/or made in one of
> three factories in China and share many of the same chip sets with all other
> computer brands - i.e. pop the hood and see that there are no (or very
> little) magic Apple parts...
> to wit: I've had two Dells running pretty much 24/7 for over two years now
> and not once have I experienced an issue or a technical hardware (or
> software) problem - they are both solid workhorses which I can't claim for
> any of the Apple products I've owned - read my article posted above
> these statements reflect my opinion and is only my personal preference - no
> need for debates, flame wars or fanboy nonsense
> that is all
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