Want shareware "ChemDraw-like" program for Mac

Jonathan Brecher brecher at terminator.rs.itd.umich.edu
Fri Nov 4 09:39:23 EST 1994

Derrick C. Mancini <mancini at fysik.uu.se> wrote:
>In article <39buqb$mgc at terminator.rs.itd.umich.edu>, info at camsci.com wrote:
>> With all this discussion about a "ChemDraw-like" program, is there some 
>> problem perceived with the original ChemDraw that everyone is trying to 
>> find an alternative?  I certainly can't begrudge anyone their personal 
>> preferences, but if anyone knows of any problems with ChemDraw, then by 
>> all means TELL us, so that we can fix them.  ChemDraw has grown over the 
>> last eight years primarily as a result of customer input, and if we are 
>> not meeting your needs as well as we can, please let us know!

>Uh, sure, Jonathan.  Price!  I thought that was obvious.  Where you have money
>in the budget for it, no problem.  But if you are an educational user, and 
>have to fork out of your own pocket, it is another matter.

I still don't understand.  Our standard student price for ChemDraw is $49
($79 international).  This really isn't more than many shareware fees.  Our 
non-student educational price for ChemDraw is $149 ($199 international), 
which isn't that much either.

Is this the only problem?


Jonathan Brecher
Cambridge Scientific Computing, Inc.
jsb at camsci.com

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