[Quantian-general] Re: New Quantian release 0.4.9.4 available
Thu, 4 Mar 2004 09:57:25 -0600
On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 11:07:03AM +0000, Marco Caliari wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > o Feedback / poll on package additions or removal
> > As always, I welcome comments and suggestions about programs to be
> > added or removed. Existing Debian packages get pushed to the front of
> > the line.
> Dear Dirk,
> like all Quantian users, I have some ideas about programs to be added or
> removed, but I would not start a flame war on Quantian mailing-list.
> Anyway, here my list for CD version:
> + scilab
It is in the larger 'kitchen sink' version of 0.4.9.4
> + ftnchek (a static analyzer for Fortran 77)
Good idea, and already packaged.
> + lam4 + lam4-dev or mpich + libmpich1.0 (MPI implementations)
Yes, also a good idea.
> + prosper, pdfscreen (beautiful LaTeX/PDF presentations)
> - kdvi and kghostview or xdvi and gv
Could do. AucTeX still prefers xdvi, though.
> - koffice (gnumeric + xfig + LaTeX + prosper + grace does the same work
OPenOffice is in the 'kitchen sink' version. I have been told it does import
of Office documents better. We do have most of koffice, though. Do you want
to remove it?
> - pvm and related (I prefer MPI, it is only my opinion)
PVM as well as MPI/LAM?
Thanks for all the suggestions.
> P.S. Thank you very much for plotmtv and aic79xx
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