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Aug 16, 2001, 06:27 (1 Talkback[s])

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"...Linux offers studios cost savings and flexibility, since the operating system is basically free, its inner workings accessible and its functions infinitely customizable.

"Off-the-shelf software only gets you a certain part of the way," said Mark Sylvester, co-founder of Alias/Wavefront, which makes Maya animation and visual effect software and is porting the program to Linux.

"If you want to push the envelope, which requires innovation for a certain product, that requires a robust architecture people can program in," Sylvester said."

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