[linux-elitists] Why haven't you switched to MacOS X yet?

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Thu Jan 9 18:05:49 PST 2003


Quoting Alan DuBoff (aland@SoftOrchestra.com):

> This requires Quicktime (which is nice to have a Mac for;-), but it's a great 
> takeoff on the Mac switch:
> 
> http://www.buzzine.com/dispatch/content/switched.mov

Very amusing.  However, y'all might enjoy these award-winning commercial
spots, salvaged before the collapse of the beloved adcritic.com Web
site:  *.mov in http://linuxmafia.com/pub/rick-moen-soundfiles/ 

I put those there primarily to test xine and mplayer's ability to play
current-version QuickTime/Sorensen clips.  So far, 100% good.

Build instructions for mplayer:
http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/linux-info/quicktime

(Yes, Jamie Zawinski is correct that their user interfaces are screwy:
http://www.livejournal.com/users/jwz/  Site appears to be unreachable at
the moment.)

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