Which platform?

Richard P. Grant rpgrant at molbiol.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 21 05:31:07 EST 1996

rr_hardy at fccc.edu (Richard R. Hardy) writes:
> This probably was true some years back if you were not an academic
> purchaser (which I luckily was), but I think in no longer the case.  I
> think that at today's pricing, and comparing equivalent setups
> (important), that Macs are pretty price competitive (assuming you don't
> compare to fly-by-night clones).

Fact: They are competitive.

> And in terms of setup and ease of use, I think Macs still have the edge. 

oohhhh yes.

> Of couse, the original question was more to the point of software
> availability on the different platforms, but since we're discussing
> religion...

Ah, so I can't cite any figures, then? :(


(who does any serious molbiol analysis by using the mac to telnet to a unix or 
vms machine.....)

Richard P. Grant MA DPhil      rpgrant at molbiol.ox.ac.uk
Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford.

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