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Re: ridiculous question. . . ;)

To: "D.A. Harris" <rodmur@ecst.csuchico.edu>, Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: ridiculous question. . . ;)
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 21:34:48 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <19980616152241.D25396@ecst.csuchico.edu>; from D.A. Harris on Tue, Jun 16, 1998 at 03:22:41PM -0700
References: <19980615171556.B13655@ecst.csuchico.edu> <Pine.LNX.3.95.980615203744.1698A-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca> <19980616152241.D25396@ecst.csuchico.edu>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Tue, Jun 16, 1998 at 03:22:41PM -0700, D.A. Harris wrote:

> The replacement for Alias from Alias/Wavefront, a subsidary of SGI.  Maya 
> is Powerful 3D animation software, what I've seen and what my boss and 
> co-workers are saying is that it very intuitive to use, so far they love it, 
> one of the animators say it is more useful than Lightwave.  Course right now 
> it is only available for IRIX, and cost in the neighborhood of $40,000 
> (unless 
> you can get it on some educational discount).  An NT port is in the works
> by Alias/Wavefront.  Yeah, I know, I'll never see it on Linux, and I'm 
> wasting bandwidth.

On the day on which our binary compatibility is good enough to run
software product xy you can run xy whether the manufacturer of xy agrees -
or not.

  Ralf

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