Which platform?

MDB michael.baron at bbsrc.ac.uk
Wed Jun 19 16:46:48 EST 1996

Achim Recktenwald wrote:

previous post deleted

> Since he is posting in bionet.software, I assume he's interested in software for bioscience.
> In this area, except for molecular biology software, there is unfortunately almost nothing
> available for the Mac.

What area were you thinking of? What bioscience programs are you 
considering that exist only for the PC platform?

> Besides, I hate having to choose between Excel and nothing else, between Word and almost
> nothing else. There are some bugs in the Mac-version of MS-office since almost two years. For
> a similar bugs in the PC-version you have a fix in less than two to three weeks, even from MS.

So MS don't fix bugs in programs for their main competitor platform! 
Well, what a surprise (heavy irony). Word6 for the Mac was a real sloth 
when it came out (maybe still is). Again, what a surprise!

As an earlier post had it, this is a subject that does not encourage 
objective responses.


michael.baron at bbsrc.ac.uk

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