OT PC Surgery

John Francis johnf at panix.com
Wed Oct 28 18:12:43 EDT 2009


My guess would be that's because W7 is trying hard to be device-
independent, and is paying attention to the notional DPI of your
image.

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 02:13:51PM -0700, Jack Davis wrote:
> Decided to check this thread after seeing it for a while now. 
> I installed Windows 7 this past week as I read , "it's simplicity and elegance challenges that of the Mac". High praise indeed..I guess. ;)
> Only difference I've noticed at this point is that I have to reduce the pixel size of a image in order to post it as wallpaper on my monitor. If not it is way too large. Wasn't necessary with Vista. 
> A benign tiny bother.
> 
> Jack
> 
> --- On Wed, 10/28/09, P N Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> > From: P N Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> > Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> > To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> > Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 1:21 PM
> > Most of that isn't true. And PCs are
> > just as capable in terms of photo editing software as Macs.
> > But a whole generation of photographers and art directors
> > grew up on Macs, so they are still predominant in the
> > graphic arts trades.
> > 
> > The main advantage of a Mac these days is that there are
> > far fewer viruses and spyware out there to haunt your
> > computer. Macs still don't seem to be a target for the
> > idiots. And most who use both platforms consider the Mac
> > interface quite a bit less clumsy than a PC.
> > Paul
> > On Oct 28, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Sandra Hermann wrote:
> > 
> > > There is also the argument that a mac last for many
> > more years than a pc.? They told me that overall my mac
> > would last approx. 6 years.? I may need to eventually
> > get an external hard drive but the equipment part will last.
> > When my dad figured out how much it costs and how many years
> > it will last it was approx. 75 cents per day to own the
> > machine... The guy at the mac store told me the same
> > thing.? I asked why I couldn't just pay him 75 cents
> > per day as long as the machine worked.? He really
> > didn't take well to that idea.
> > > 
> > >? Help me support Autism research!? Join my
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> > >? http://stampmine.blogspot.com/http://samsphotopage.blogspot.com/
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- On Wed, 10/28/09, David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > >> From: David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com>
> > >> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> > >> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> > >> Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:54 AM
> > >> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:39 PM,
> > >> Sandra Hermann
> > >> <jeepgirls2004 at yahoo.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>> I have my new imac.... It's wonderful... I
> > love it...
> > >> Seriously
> > >> 
> > >> Your not helping.:-)
> > >> 
> > >> Dave
> > >>> 
> > >>>? Help me support Autism research!?
> > Join my
> > >> team!? http://www.walknowforautism.org/stlouis/blubiconsbuddies
> > >>>? http://stampmine.blogspot.com/http://samsphotopage.blogspot.com/
> > >>> 
> > >>> 
> > >>> --- On Tue, 10/27/09, Michael Beacom <mbeacom at mac.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>> 
> > >>>> From: Michael Beacom <mbeacom at mac.com>
> > >>>> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> > >>>> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> > >>>> Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 9:23 PM
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> On Oct 26, 2009, at 7:27 PM, David J
> > Brooks
> > >> wrote:
> > >>>> 
> > >>>>> Snip----
> > >>>>> Now, he can build me a nice new PC for
> > around
> > >> $700,
> > >>>> but i'm
> > >>>>> not sure i want a PC, but it is a lot
> > cheaper
> > >> than the
> > >>>> imac. Argggg.
> > >>>>> 
> > >>>>> I'll run this on for a while anyway/
> > >>>>> 
> > >>>>> Dave
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> That's about the price of a Mac Mini- not
> > quite as
> > >> powerful
> > >>>> as an
> > >>>> iMac, but it might be worth a look.
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> https://www.apple.com/macmini/
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> Cheers
> > >>>> Mike
> > >>>> 
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