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Authored by: Anonymous on Oct 16, '08 03:08:06PM

Erm, machines with glossy screens aren't "high end". They're completely unsuitable for graphic design work, video work, or engineering work.

I might buy one. But only if I can also get a proper Firewire port for all my external HDs and my movie camera, a proper DVI port, and a third party PSU (I'll never trust Apple's PSUs after one nearly set my house on fire. They need to make them bigger, and stop fannying around with "clever" designs. This is a safety issue.). I'll also need a sandblaster, to take the Fisher Price sheen off the display.

And then, I might just install OS X if they remove hard linking to directories (a stupid security hole which was prompted by an inability to develop Time Machine properly). I'm surprised there's been no mention of this since 10.5's release.

I think you get the idea that I'm planning on buying a professional computer from a professional computer company to replace my PowerBook (a perfect example of a professional computer), once it becomes necessary. Oh yeah, and I'll be running Linux. Probably Ubuntu, possibly Debian or OpenSuSE, maybe CentOS or Scientific Linux. Apple made my decision for me.

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Authored by: marook on Nov 07, '08 07:25:14PM

And Linux dosen't use Hard links?

Gee.. get a life!


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