February 24, 2008
In case you haven’t noticed, CnetNews ran a story this week asking which is better, Aperture or Lightroom? Photoshopnews.com pubished a link to this article and subsequently run a further story questioning whether this was a legitimate poll or not. See: CNET Aperture/Lightroom Poll Skewed? However, further doubts about the reliability of this poll have been raised by reader Walterny, who has made some interesting observations about the apparent static nature of the published poll percentages. Editor’s note: on Sunday afternoon this was showing Aperture 64.2%, Lightroom 35.8%, with 8002 votes cast. Here is what Walterny had to say:
I found myself a bit bored yesterday so was reading various web pages. My home page is Apples start page. One of the links is to a CNET “review” of an Apple photographic software product vs an Adobe equivalent product.