Commercialised programs

Shaw Mr. G shaw at ccu1.auckland.ac.nz
Sun Feb 13 00:40:44 EST 1994


bburkhar at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Brian M Burkhart) writes:
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>crystallography software can be quite complicated, reminscent of the science 
>itself, but they will have time enough to learn it when they have become 
>crystallographers in their own right.

The problem is that students get scared off by unfriendly software
and decide crystallography is not for them. 
Given the tools and programming skills around, I see no excuse for
punched card inspired user interfaces on 1990's software. 

Mike

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                              shaw at ccu1.auckland.ac.nz
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