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One or two mouse buttons? Jobs or Gates? Cupertino or Redmond? I got curious, and there is not enough polls on this board!
(came to think about this when seeing Rick's message about MacWorld)

I assume that there are people on the board who use both, but reply with the primary platform (esp. for cartography)
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Frax,

Why not just add a choice for both as it is a sensible approach.

I know what I prefer when given a choice but I am at the mercy of clients and have to be able to offer both.

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I spend most of my time in Linux ( Knoppix 4.0) and use windows only for GIS. No spyware, no viruses, no crashes, no problems.

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martin, sorry -- I can't seem to modify the poll alternatives afterwards. let your vote be your preference then.
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After I got that first vote in, it looked so promising. Oh well. But I know that if you had a good powerful alternative for your GIS issues on the Mac you'd all want to change in a heartbeat...right?
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Hugo,

Couldn't you edit the poll (Edit button in top right hand corner)? Anyway, I've added the 'both' option.
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nope, no edit button for me, must be a moderator thing...
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must be a moderator thing...


We're *special* :D

Actually, I think you're right... in fact, I can edit everybody's posts ;)
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Hooray! No self-respecting discussion board is complete without a "Mac vs. PC" topic. CartoTalk has now hit the big time :)

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Hooray!  No self-respecting discussion board is complete without a "Mac vs. PC" topic.  CartoTalk has now hit the big time :)

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I'm surprised it took so long.

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Came across this one on Slashdot today:

About Macs...

Watch it, it's funny... [ducking and running]
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Thank you so much for that. It's good to know that I am not alone in my dislike of what in my family is called the "silver cat", for its erratic and often unpredictable behavior.


Came across this one on Slashdot today:

About Macs...

Watch it, it's funny... [ducking and running]

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Love it.

It all comes down to what you're familiar with. I've gone back and forth several times in my careers around computers. I'm just in a Mac mood during this time in my life. But I will admit to enjoying getting in and using the command line from time to time.
Rick Dey




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