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YEAH!!!!!!! i love this! With microsoft buying it maybe now Windows will come with free photoshop! haha but seriously its nice deal for all of us, adobe was getting on my nerves, microsoft will fix it. As for flash will that will be defunct soon anyway.
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Holy crap. MS Photoshop?
    
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YEAH!!!!!!! i love this! With microsoft buying it maybe now Windows will come with free photoshop! haha but seriously its nice deal for all of us, adobe was getting on my nerves, microsoft will fix it. As for flash will that will be defunct soon anyway.
So much fail. Defunt? Herpderp heard of a site called Youtube? something like 80+% of the internet uses flash. Adobe is a lot nicer than MS IMO, how can MS fix something that ain't broke?
Adobe aren't sellouts, but then again I would have said the same about Skype.
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post #74 of 131
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So much fail. Defunt? Herpderp heard of a site called Youtube? something like 80+% of the internet uses flash. Adobe is a lot nicer than MS IMO, how can MS fix something that ain't broke?
Adobe aren't sellouts, but then again I would have said the same about Skype.
Too bad Google/YT is trying to push the HTML5 front. And are you serious? Adobe Flash is the worst on macs and always have been. Flash is resource intensive.

"how can MS fix something that ain't broke?" pfft.
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post
And its all hype. None of their products are actually FOR the user.
There's the anti-apple troll response I've been waiting for.

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Good, maybe then Adobe will have acceptable security for once.

Their "amazing" protected mode works, but ONLY if the document is not on a network share, or the system is not in Citrix/terminal services. Otherwise the document will error out and not open. Great for home users, but a super pain for the business types.
And MS's track record with security is better than Adobe's? LOL. Have you tried using MS's new "Trust Center?" It's so insanely difficult to provide permissions to users across a large network. It's not even worth the hassel. Just put a password on the doc and give it to those who need it.

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Maybe if companies got their heads out their rear ends and opened up to the open source community things would be better.
No major corporations want to support Linux. There's no money in Linux. If you charge for a product on Linux, then the whole community acts as if it's the worst thing that ever happened to mankind. If you don't charge, you don't make any money. So why would a major corporation build large-scaled software packages (like Photoshop, video editing, etc) when they're not going to make a dime off of it?
post #76 of 131
Sweet, I hope they change all the shortcuts and put a ribbon bar in CS!

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Most people that use those products don't pay for them anyway.
And a very tiny percentage of those people are professionals.

Design studios pay out the bum for CS licenses.
    
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now artist will have no excuse for not buying a PC instead of a mac knowing how microsoft got a suite of all the software that they use. I dont know why people prefer OS X for digital art and video when windows can do the same thing, so at least now microsoft will be viewed as not just a nerdy software company.
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post #78 of 131
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Maybe if companies got their heads out their rear ends and opened up to the open source community things would be better.
Can you blame them for not expending the insane amount of QA/testing on a platform with minimal usage?

Take XOrg for example. Just about anything that depends on X ends up needing massive revision every time an update to X comes out. FOSS moves/updates/alters/writes code too fast to make it financially worth the while of most hardware/software vendors.

-Basically updates to X break anything/everything dependent on it every time there is a new version.

-There are Archers like me who use the latest and greatest...and there are folks using Debian Etch still...who get *surprised* that the latest version of Firefox or Opera won't run.

-Now one distribution (Ubuntu) says it is going to stop using X and use Wayland. What do you as a dev do? Support X or Wayland? Nvidia last I knew, said they openly would not support Wayland.
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post #79 of 131
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And MS's track record with security is better than Adobe's? LOL. Have you tried using MS's new "Trust Center?" It's so insanely difficult to provide permissions to users across a large network. It's not even worth the hassel. Just put a password on the doc and give it to those who need it.
Not that bad, though that is very much against Microsofts best practices for an enterprise environment. Best practices for permissions are to leave the file ACL alone and apply the permissions against the parent folder. Then of course the Domain Local group and lastly the associated Global group where you would then actually add the users.
    
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Now there definitely won't be flash on any Mac.
Flash isnt on macs/iphones because apple doesnt want it. If they miss their chance then thats their problem.
    
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