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Comment Re:great news (Score 2) 238

Curious, what routers do you recommend then? From my personal experience Airport units have been a god send. And I even create my own basic firewall rules. This is not say you are wrong, you seem to suggest you have more experience in general. And since my preferred solutions seems to be going away, what should I look at next?

Comment Re:I use it all the time (Score 1) 495

I agree on the bias, that's why I said "people I have known". I should have been more specific. I work with mostly independent media producers in audio and video, not people that work at shops with IT houses. Windows has come a long way, and there is not the huge difference in usability there once was. But between driver and hardware issues plus stability issues the average user will get more frustrated with Windows than macOS. imho

Comment Re:I use it all the time (Score 2) 495

I feel your pain, I really do.

FCPx has pissed me off for years. But almost everyone I've know in media production who ditches their Mac for Windows goes back pretty quickly. No matter how annoying Apple's changes are (one of my pet peeves is the Fireware/Thunderbolt saga), my guess is that your experience in Windows trying to do media will make you break out in hives. This is not just an opinion, this is years of experience working in the field.

Also, I really think we are about to get a big new FCPx. It's been waiting on AVFoundation. Just my guess.

BTW what happened to the first 21 Benders?

Comment Re:BSD on the rise (Score 3, Informative) 132

That's why I respect Linus so much. Not only has he helped shaped one of the most important open source projects of all time, he has done it with grace and humility.

The way he handled the above linked question is perfect, and it reminded me of his relationship with Richard Stallman. I have great respect for Stallman's work, but take issue with his personality. There is a documentary about Linux (RevolutionOS?) that has a clip from both of them receiving an award. Stallman takes the stage and proceeds to rag on Linus and the Linux name, and how it should be GNU/Linux. Linus was standing on the stage next to him having to hear this, and just smiled.

Comment Re:Since when does Apple fix bugs (Score 1) 214

You know I used to defend Apple against these accusations. I've been using their products since the 80s. But ever iOS took off and Ive took over OS X, stability seems to have taken a back seat to the shiny new interface and integration between the two.

Right now I am still having issues with Time Machine that have been around for years. And that's their backup solution! You know, the one that's supposed to make sure you're safe? Oh, and good luck finding support for Time Machine on their website. Want a laugh? Go to their Communities page.

Let's see on the main page there is a section for iLife, which they stopped making years ago. But let's just look at the Mac OS and System software group for Time Machine. Hum, not there. But you can get help on Front Row, another app they stopped making years ago (side note, why is Photos in here?). Well lets check the Applications group. Appleworks, iChat, and iCal. All apps Apple stopped making.

I could go on, but look around that page. Try to find a place to get support on Time Machine. How long has it been since they updated it? It takes 4 clicks to get there from Has no one noticed? Oh, and don't get me started on Final Cut Pro X...

Comment Re:The /. community does not hate Mozilla. (Score 1) 243

I am sure Rust has many advantages, and obviously there are people who really love it. But "most loved" is the only category that Rust shows up in on that survey (just looked). It's not in most popular. Where is it going to get the momentum? Sure it may fill a niche role, but that's the whole point. Mozilla dreams up big tech that can't seem to live up to it's hype or hopes.

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