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I've always believed in just using the best tool for the job. I use RISC OS, Windows and Linux, well don't use RISC OS anymore, but that's besides the point. I use Windows for DVD creation, and Linux for pretty much anything else.

I had to make some letterhead, a logo and some compliment slips the other day and started on OpenOffice.org, then got annoyed as there are no decent vector graphics programs for Linux really, so thought OK, I'll switch to Windows and use Office2003 and Illustrator, then got fed up of the crappy export options (needed decent PDF and Word97 really).

If I'd used Artworks and Publisher+ (maybe even Techwriter Pro+) I could have done it in about an hour instead of the day or so it took (eventually in a mixture of OO.org Draw exporting as WMF into Word and printing to Acrobat).

So for me, in that instance, RISC OS would have been the best tool, but then for internet and programming Linux kills RISC OS/Windows, and for DVD creation and video editting Windows kills the others. Glad I don't have a Mac to confuse the issue even more ;-)

So what I'm trying to say is that I'd be very surprised if many people would just switch to using Windows after using VirtualAcorn.

Oh and hEglelia, RedSquirrel doesn't work nicely under WINE (mouse issues at least) but works fine under VMWare, as you're basically running a complete Windows install.

Some interesting screenshots for ya though: [link]

 is a RISC OS Usersimo on 20/8/05 8:36PM
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