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Customized 10.3.9 is more than enough
Authored by: Slinkwyde on Feb 20, '06 04:42:39PM

I use a heavily customized 10.3.9 (read, mostly non-Apple software with a few exceptions). With all of the third party software I have installed, many of the upgrades that occured with Tiger are moot points for me. I prefer my customized Camino and RSS Menu, so I don't need Safari RSS. I prefer Adium, so I don't need the new iChat. I really like Butler, so I don't need Spotlight or the change made to the Fast user Switching menu item. I have Shapeshifter and use the Leopard variant of the iT5 theme, so I've already got Unified (as well as the iTunes look for all brushed metal apps). I've already got QuickTime 7. I could go on and on, but for the most part Tiger would offer little benefit to me and too many downsides over Panther. For the previous OS X versions, I always upgraded to the latest OS X version. Panther, however, is plenty for me (and I am a power user). Wake me up when Leopard is released, for that is the point at which I will upgrade.



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Customized 10.3.9 is more than enough
Authored by: dudemac on Feb 23, '06 06:14:45PM

funny I use almost all third party apps too. The only real advantage I see in tiger is speed. There are several apps that where only barely usable under panther , but with tiger they are much better. The whole system is faster. And the file system actually updates in real time now. No more wait and see if the changes are there. But I do agree that Panther is very good. If I hadn't seen an improvement in speed I probably wouldn't have upgraded.

pbook G4 1Ghz. 768mb. 10.4.5,



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