How good is SeqWeb?

Tim Cutts tjrc1 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jul 16 03:55:12 EST 1998

In article <6okf07$iq9 at news.u-strasbg.fr>,
Francois Jeanmougin <jeanmougin at igbmc.u-strasbg.fr> wrote:
>In article < at mail.protana.com>,
>	blandfort at protana.com (Jon Sund Blandfort) writes:
>> Dear all,
>> I'm going to deside what biomolecular software to install on a Unix/Linux
>> server. Any experiences with the new SeqWeb release by GCG? Is it something
>> you can recommend?
>	GCG does not support Linux :(((.
>						François.

At one point, we were thinking of buying a multi-CPU machine running
Solaris for Intel, rather than the SGI box we eventually bought.  I
asked GCG about Solaris on Intel (I figured Linux would be less
liklely than Solaris) and got the astonishing response:

"We will never support UNIX on Intel"

It's very sad that there are still companies around who think like
that.  Still, it's just one more piece of evidence that the GCG
marketing people have no idea where their biggest market is.


Dr T J R Cutts                                        Tel: +44 1223 333596
Dept. of Biochemistry, 80 Tennis Court Rd.
Cambridge, CB2 1GA, UK

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