will at xsibase.com
Fri Nov 15 16:20:48 EST 2002
On Friday 15 November 2002 03:49 pm, Rod Giffin wrote:
> Welcome to both the list and to Ottawa, Will.
> > I'm a NT SysAdmin
> Well, we'll have this problem fixed in a jiffy. :)
Lets hope so :)
> > by trade and have started using Linux for Digital Content Creation using
> > Softimage XSI.
> Oh... now there's a cool toy. And, I've got a client who might need
> some expertise with XSI in the new year (pending a budget for the
> project) I'm not entirely sure what it all entails, but I know they
> will have a few more warm and fuzzies about it if they know that there
> are some resources in town who know the technology. What I do know is
> they want to do some sort of computer generated claymation type critter
> animations for a video about their area of expertise. Softimage XSI
> seems to be the tool the pros say to use to do that job.
Sounds great, keep me in the loop as I have resources that may help.
> > So far it's been a great experience and am looking to make Linux my
> > default OS once I'm up to speed.
> Up until last month I was a dual boot person, even though I've been
> using Linux since late '94. But I have had so many problems with
> Windows security and compatibility issues lately that I finally
> completely gave up on it. The only thing I miss at the moment is MS
> Flight Simulator... Good as it is, Flight Gear just isn't right for me.
Soon, I'll be there im sure you notice how Linux has taken over in Hollywood
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