Diglloyd's Quote About NX 2.2

Started Apr 2, 2009 | Discussions thread
dannv Veteran Member • Posts: 3,416
Re: there is no nikon software support, IMO

Thom Hogan wrote:

The "raw conversion" part is what gets Nikon in trouble. They want to
control it. They want the in-camera engine and the software solution
to be the same. In theory, that's commendable. But in practice, it's
been the source of problem after problem.

i'm a bit surprised you stopped here (ignoring the irrelevant part i snipped) without going into what i expect is the primary reason they want to control it -- Nikon can't go to market with a new body without software supporting the latest RAW. if i were any level of control freak, that would be the first point i would control for -- as i believe Nikon does.

if they don't believe they can reliably solve this problem via contracting externally, despite all the past issues, they are making the right choice. ...dav

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