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bss2aj at uk.ac.surrey
Fri May 15 05:51:42 EST 1992
> Alan Jennings recently posted a request for documentation for PAUP, and other
> places that it could be downloaded by ftp. He said a colleague just
> downloaded it from an ftp site in Germany.
This is correct. The program was not put there by us: a search on the archive
server revealed it - dastardly work by us, eh? If you dont believe it, why
not check. The site is in Germany, and has ask-sam in the name title.
If programs are put on anonymous ftp sites, then you can`t blame
people for downloading them.
> PAUP is not freely-distributed. It costs $50 from David Swofford, Illinois
> Natural History Survey, Natural Resources Building, 607 East Peabody Drive,
> Champaign, Illinois 61820. It is very much worth the money. If Jennings's
> colleague will pay the $50 then he may get some documentation, and perhaps
> Swofford will be merciful and not prosecute.
For your information, Jennings colleague has sent the $50 cheque to
Swofford several months ago to get the full version of the PAUP program,
including documentation, and has not recieved anything in reply. Whether
the cheque has been cashed I do not know, but if it has then perhaps
we will be merciful and not prosecute Swofford for non-delivery of paid
> That must be a great ftp site: probably has copies of Microsoft Word,
> AutoCAD, WordPerfect, Mathematica, etc.
Didn`t notice them....oh, that was sarcasm! As stated before, the
program was there - mail me to check the full site title if you want.
> Joe Felsenstein, Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
> Internet: joe at genetics.washington.edu (IP No. 22.214.171.124)
> Bitnet/EARN: felsenst at uwavm
Thanks, Joe! And who said Americans don`t have a sense of humour!!
Why not check your facts before shooting your mouth off next time. :-)
Alan (obviously the great lying, cheating, stealing Englishman)
Alan Jennings | "Time is an illusion.......
University of Surrey, UK. | lunchtime doubly so."
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