List Archive: gentoo-science
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On Sunday 29 January 2006 22:15, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> Marcus D. Hanwell wrote:
> > Just to confirm that I have added the new category and moved all the
> > applications that were in my list. Please let me know if there are any
> > that I have missed. Also let me know if you spot any issues with the move
> > that I might have missed. I went with the longer name as that was the
> > prevailing opinion (still preferred the short name myself).
> > The category is intended for visualisation applications, so please don't
> > move any libraries such as plplot etc into there. I know there are also
> > some very hazy applications such as gmt which is now very generic and
> > used by many more people than just geo-sci folks. So I welcome discussion
> > on anything else you might feel should be moved. It is good having them
> > out of media-gfx though :)
> Now the question is, can we put less general-purpose visualization
> programs there? For example, molecular graphics programs.
I personally would say yes, and that is why I wanted to keep it general.
However I can see the argument for them going in sci-chemistry too. I was
tempted to put stuff like easychem in there as it has no real purpose other
than to draw chemical structures for print etc. I welcome the opinions of
others on this.