Re: Mac vs. Windows, platforms, etc

Carl W. Conrad (
Tue, 3 Dec 1996 08:41:01 -0600

At 7:54 AM -0600 12/3/96, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>I would be glad to discuss platforms, programming languages, class
>libraries, compilers, etc. in another forum if anybody has suggestions. I am
>a computer scientist, and have been working as a computer scientist for 11
>years on various operating systems, using various languages, and I have
>taught lots of workshops, written some articles, spoken at conferences (3 in
>But *please*, not here! I've been resisting responding to messages which I
>found misleading because I just don't want to fan the flames.
>Would AIBI-L be a suitable place for this kind of discussion? Is there
>another forum that would be better?

AIBI-L would be splendid! And there was an announcement recently of an
intention to close it down because there was no activity on it; it has
picked up slightly lately, but not much.

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO, USA 63130
(314) 935-4018 OR