[linux-audio-user] The BIG picture

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Sun Dec 31 08:16:10 EST 2006

On Sun, 31 Dec 2006 02:29:25 -0500
Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2006-12-24 at 12:30 +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> > > curiously, the first of these claims is not true in the broadcast
> > > market, where for some reasons windows seems to have come to
> > dominate.
> > > 
> > 
> > Isn't that because of the networking requirements in a radio/TV
> > studio? 
> I thought it was because the broadcast pros standardized on Cool Edit
> for Windows way back and never saw a good reason to upgrade because it
> was cheap and reliable and did everything they need.  Kind of like how
> the legal profession uses WordPerfect rather than Word - they just never
> saw a good reason to switch.
> Lee

The legal profession has a specific reason for using WordPerfect. It
is to do with the way it stores and displays corrections/alterations to
a document.

Will J G

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