Is 9.0 a net minus vs. 8.1?

Ellis Golub ellis at vesicle.dental.upenn.edu
Wed Jan 22 11:05:03 EST 1997

While I agree with the idea that not having the source is a loss, I have to
admit that I rarely used it, and it sure was easy to install the binaries.


In article <5c45cv$l96 at dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>, gilbertd at bio.indiana.edu (Don Gilbert) writes:
|> I tend to agree with David Mathog's general view here.
|> The removal of source code with GCG seems to be a big loss
|> for the user/manager community of this software package.
|> I think I understand the economic forces behind this, and respect
|> the company's move to this.  GCG software has been a leader 
|> among bioinformatics packages, and part of that was due to its openness 
|> and accessibility to a manager/developer group of biocomputists.  
|> - don 
|> --
|> -- d.gilbert--biocomputing--indiana u--bloomington--gilbertd at bio.indiana.edu

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