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Re: [Update REQ 6943]: Comments on your Software
> > "Are there Macintosh or Windows versions?" > > Don't hate us because we're ignorant. > Thanks for your response. We don't hate you :). There are two issues > here: Now I hate myself. Because I did not know the following awful fact: > 1. The Geometry Center no longer exists, except for its Web site. The > NSF chose to cut off funding, so we've all gone on to other jobs. I > hope that one of us will at least get around to posting this fact on > the main web site real soon now. So do I. I have a link from our departmental homepage to the Geometry Center. I'll add a sad note there. I guess the funding ran out a while ago because now that I think of it, I haven't received my little GC Newsletter for many years! Surely this was big news and I was under some big rock at the time. Funnier still: I was considering applying for some sabatical time at the Geometry Center. This news simplifies that proposal. > 3. An evangelical argument - there are a lot of free Unixes for PC > hardware (Linux, FreeBSD, etc). You could consider setting up your > machine to dual-boot both Windows and a Unix without spending any > money. If you want to spend a little bit of money, you could buy > VMWare so that you could run a virtual Linux machine at the same time > as you're running Windows, which is more convenient. My next purchase is an NT. I have already obtained Linux (RedHat) and will soon be breathing more freely. I'll check into the VMWare idea, thanks. > > But maybe there is a compromise: X-Windows can run on Windows > > machines. Perhaps there is a way to run GeomView remotely from a > > generous Unix machine for viewing on Windows machines. > The problem with this approach is that the graphics will be extremely > slow. Like me. Yes, I understand. Well, thanks for the "update" and I'll spread the word to other rock-dwellers. Rick Mabry P.S. Good luck with your dissertation and job search.
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