i greatly appreciate your time, experience and encouragement.
i am actually going AGAINST what many people have advised me to do, but those who recommended the alternative path (of Kontakt) should not feel their time has been wasted because their knowledge sharing has helped me to arrive at the decision i have finally made.
There is a motto in sales :-
"The customer is always RIGHT" !!
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