ravel at phys.washington.edu
Wed Mar 27 09:25:24 CST 2002
> From a political viewpoint, I think we'd need a volunteer to keep
> the scripts in working order for Win95/98/ME. Unless that happens,
> I don't consider "upgrade to 2000" to be an unreasonable response.
I want to second this request. It's really hard for Matt and I to
stay on top of all these different platforms. The 9x/ME series of
OS's is sufficiently different from 2000/NT/XP (I run 2000 under
VMWare on my linux box) that it is hard for us to keep up.
I would be happy to help a volunteer 9x/ME tester/debugger get up and
running. The biggest chore is learning how to use the program that
Matt and I chose for building the Windows installation package.
That's not hard -- I had it mostly figured out in a day.
Then Matt said:
> Also from a political viewpoint, could we encourage 'A fellow'
> to post such problems here?
I get lots of email from people about Atoms and, of late, about
Athena. I have taken to pointing out the web entry point to our
mailing list whenever I answer a question from someone who may not be
a subscriber. I encourage all of you to encourage anyone around you
who may be interested in our software to subscribe.
As ifeffit and friends have been finding a wider audience, more
problems have been cropping up. This is a natural part of growth and
is very healthy. With the help of all of you on this list, Matt and I
will be able to make a much better package.
Finally, some suggested reading from freshmeat, the software
The Importance of Non-Developer Supporters in Free Software
How to Report Bugs Effectively
Bruce Ravel ----------------------------------- ravel at phys.washington.edu
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Code 6134 phone: (1) 202 767 5947
Washington DC 20375, USA fax: (1) 202 767 1697
NRL Synchrotron Radiation Consortium (NRL-SRC)
Beamlines X11a, X11b, X23b, X24c, U4b
National Synchrotron Light Source
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973
My homepage: http://feff.phys.washington.edu/~ravel
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