Hi Richard:

Any time anyone throws any rocks at anything Apple, the emotional religious hysteria pops up. I 
don't understand it, but I'll admit I enjoy poking at it. Like the vinyl vs. CD religion, it's all 
in good fun.

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:57 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Is it time to rethink FLAC ?

> On 2015-05-19 11:02 AM, JAMES HOWARTH wrote:
>> This is sort of elliptical if not circular. The industry is
>> multitrack music and video production. The archival community is an
>> anomaly.
> I don't understand why this is becoming a religious argument. There is room in the tent for 
> everyone. Whether we use Macs or PCs, ProTools or Sequoia, Canon or Nikon, Chevy or Ford, 
> shouldn't be something we are arguing. There are arguments for and against each. Marketing has a 
> huge influence even on people who disavow that influence, I think.
> With that said, I know of at least one very serious classical recording engineer who switched from 
> ProTools to Sequoia because the SOUND QUALITY was substantially improved. I have not heard 
> samples. YMMV.
> Cheers,
> Richard
> -- 
> Richard L. Hess                   email: [log in to unmask]
> Aurora, Ontario, Canada                             647 479 2800
> Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.