Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/07

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Subject: [Leica] Lightroom or CS4 Bridge?
From: Frank.Dernie at (Frank Dernie)
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 20:24:26 +0000
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I stand corrected. Making too many assumptions...

On 7 Dec, 2009, at 18:03, Adam Bridge wrote:

> I'm not so sure that Lightroom uses the same code base, Frank. On the
> Mac Lightroom is a 64 bit application while Photoshop remains 32 bit.
> While a good part of that is certainly the Carbon bindings in
> Photoshop for the GUI, I'd bet that there are a lot of Carbon calls in
> the bowels of Photoshop as well. Lightroom looks to be a totally new
> product/code base so I'm thinking that while the (handwaving) methods
> are the same the code has been altered and perhaps even re-written
> from scratch. (That would make sense for Adobe to do, in my opinion,
> for a new product being released into a very new computing environment
> from the one in which Photoshop evolved.)
> Adam
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:54 AM, Frank Dernie
> <Frank.Dernie at> wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> You do the programme an injustice.
>> The order of the modules is in the time order which you use them, 
>> obviously, to put them in another order would be stupid.
>> This order has nothing to do with the sequence of -importance- just the 
>> order in which most people carry out their work, that is perhaps why it 
>> is called workflow is my guess.
>> I have been using Photoshop since V3, I find, as do many who have both, 
>> that Lightroom is capable of doing pretty well all the things I used to 
>> do in Photoshop, organised a different way, perhaps, but using -exactly- 
>> the same code AFAIK, I would assume that it is part of the Photoshop 
>> suite because of this, rather than for marketing using the PS name.
>> It took me a while to get used to, and I did not like it as much as 
>> Bridge and Photoshop at first, but that was just a question of getting 
>> used to it.
>> CS4 will probably be my last PS upgrade, as long as I can continue to use 
>> the PS4 functions I need in Lightroom v99 it will be enough.
>> But I am very much not an expert in PS.
>> Frank
>> On 6 Dec, 2009, at 23:40, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>>> Thanks for taking the Time George and effort but on your last post I just
>>> remember this structure:
>>>    LIBRARY
>>>    DEVELOP
>>>    PRINT
>>>    WEB
>>> Top billing goes to LIBRARY.
>>> DEVELOP is second banana.
>>> Mark William Rabiner
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