My own experience as a Macbook user:
Installing scientific Python modules (scipy, numpy, matplotlib) on Linux -trivial.
Installing the same module on Windows: boring but easy.
Installing them on OS X: Next to impossible, a lot of command line hacking needed.
I have a MB Pro and I always fire up the Gentoo partition. I tried to use OS X but the whole thing is terrible. Gimp doesn't work. Inkscape doesn't work. Scientific packages don't work. I simply cannot do serious work on OS X.
Ah yes, and there's a screenshot.The amazing part here is that it only took two days. Basically most of Amarok was already so portable that it compiled without changes. I really expected it to be much more work. Shows that it pays off to use an excellent cross-platform toolkit like Qt in the first place.
The article proposes a simple description of the protection schema and a brief look back at how the cracks have slowly chipped away at its effectiveness.The ongoing war between content producers and hackers over the AACS copy protection used in HD DVD and Blu-ray discs produced yet another skirmish last week, and as has been the case as of late, the hackers came out on top.
The hacker "BtCB" posted the new decryption key for AACS on the Freedom to Tinker web site, just one day after the AACS Licensing Authority (AACS LA) issued the key.
Software production is assumed to be a line function, but it is run like a staff function. -- Paul Licker