Quoting <00f201bfc4b9$d222e7c0$a5bf01c1 at high>
by Shane Dempsey <sdempsey at tssg.wit.ie>:
> The prop department will do whatever the techies tell them. When
> people don't know what they're talking about they're easily led.
> Unless it's a product placement of course. If a product is visible
> enough then it's always likely to be placed. That's why it's called
> the movie 'business'.
Yes, it is a business, so it's pointless spending money on an Ultra 10
or a Powerbook purely for realism when you can buy an old 386 desktop
or 286 notebook and achieve the same look.
> My James Cameron example was just pointing out that there are some
> producers / directors who probably appreciate that one OS might give
> some advantage over another and they might just use that OS on
> machines within their films.
Again, when or where have you heard him quoted as saying anything like
this? I haven't seen anything to refute my assumption that he just
bought the services of the SFX company, not caring about what
equipment they used to deliver the service.
> I was just providing an example , nothing more than that.
An example of how Free OS propaganda can turn out to be as accurate as
Commercial OS propaganda.
When asked if it is true that he uses his wheelchair as a weapon he will reply:
"That's a malicious rumour. I'll run over anyone who repeats it."
Stephen Hawking - [http://www.smh.com.au/news/0001/07/features/features1.html]
David Murphy - For PGP public key, send mail with Subject: send-pgp-key
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