general questions: Softimage XSI 4.0 vs. Maya 6.0


hi all

what do you think about softimage?
in what sides it is better than maya?
and in what sides it is NOT better than maya?

because i am thinking to switch to softimage xsi, and it is not wise to buy an expensive application before evaluating it.

here a screenshot of softimage:


Softimage has a demo available that you can download from their site. Get it and try it out and make this decision for yourself.