Help in selecting a workstation.

Francis Ouellette francis at monod.Biol.McGill.CA
Mon Mar 15 20:49:22 EST 1993


mathog at seqvax.caltech.edu (David Mathog) writes:

>>>1)  Do you recommend any specific manufacturer?  Why?
>> 
>>Although they don't make their own hardware any more, I'd still recommend
>>looking at NeXT...

>Are you out of your mind?  The hardware side of the company is already gone
>and the software side is uncertain at best.  You're just asking to get
>burned if you buy in now.

 ...  and it isn't really a number cruncher.  I would hazard an
 educated guess that the NeXT platform will survive in the business
 world, but I don't see it in the scince labs ...


regards,

francis


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| B.F. Francis "YES on YEAST" Ouellette  
| manager, yeast chromosome I & XVI sequencing project
| dept of biology, McGill university, Montreal, Qc, Canada
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