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On Sunday 27 November 2005 22:47, Markus Dittrich wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Marcus D. Hanwell wrote:
> > I would like to propose the addition of a new category - sci-vis. The
> > category is intended for scientific visualisation tools. Many of these
> > are currently in media-gfx and I don't think they belong with photo
> > editors, image conversion tools etc. The category is quite big already
> > and most of the ebuilds in there are maintained by quite different herds.
> +1 from me! This will make it much easier to track
> things down.
> Depending on the "definition" of visualisation and hence sci-vis
> this category could also include
> and possibly
> since both visualize molecules. Particularly pymol doesn't
> seem to really fit in sci-chemistry since it is geared toward
> biomolecules and could as well be in sci-biology. The same
> will hold for vmd once I am done with the ebuild.
I was hoping to keep it as wide as possible so as to include things like that.
For example gwyddion is an SPM visualisation app. That is why I was going
with vis rather than plot or graph etc. So I would be in favour of adding
them to the list.
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