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RE: O.T. Computers


The most recent Windows 2000 is much more stable than 98se or Me.  WDM
drivers are more reliable in 2000. And you don't have the authorization
issues that you have in XP.

-----Original Message-----
From: Luigi Meloni [mailto:Luigimeloni74@libero.it] 
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 4:59 AM
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Subject: Re: O.T. Computers

That is the reason why i still use Win98se. I've got WinMe on my notebook
and I think it sucks. The only good thing in it is the fact it can use WDM
drivers, which in cakewalk products allow a very little latency.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Sottilaro" <sine@zerocrossing.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 1:58 AM
Subject: Re: O.T. Computers

> No offense taken.  I have Macs and PCs and drive a Golf.  I'm not saying
> is without sin, but when I hear that every time you add hardware to your
> you've got to get a new serial number to run Windows XP, I cringe.  
> pretty damn evil.  I like this debate, but it's a lot like religion.
> CarlJacobson@cakewalk.com wrote:
> > Hey I drive a Saturn and use a PC?  What does that mean?
> >
> > Mark I meant no disrespect by my last message. That whole "evil empire"
> > thing just gets under my skin sometimes...maybe I've read one to many
> > Rand books...
> >
> and for this question...
> > If I had a peice of gear that would only run on OS 9, and would never
> > it's drivers upgraded ever, what would you recomend to house the beast?
> > would be the cheapest option? What would I get from a more expensive
> > considering that I will never be able to upgrade it? What kind of
> > will 'never go away'?
> >
> > The gear in question is a Korg Oasys card. Probably the best
> > deal ever - more powerful than a Digi farm card, latency down to 1.5 
> > ASIO, ADAT I/O, comes with more than half the Triton sample sound set,
> > Z1 style synthesis, awesome AD/DA, but no support, no drivers, ever.
> >
> Well, here's the deal.  I've got an Aurora Fuse video capture card.  Was
> best I could afford at the time.  Aurora has stated that they will NEVER
> an OSX driver for it.  They will give me their Igniter card... if I give
> another $500.  Frankly, at that point, I'd sooner get a DV camera and to
> since I'm using Final Cut Pro anyway, and have the Igniter RT card at
> So.... When I need to capture analog video, or record in DP3, I reboot
into OS
> 9.  It's a pretty good OS, all in all.  Sure, OSX is better, but it's
> very new.  I'm impressed at how little I've got to launch the "Classic
> environment" these days.  If you really need a Mac box, I'd look for a
> high end G3 or low end G4 and just stick to OS 9.2
> Mark