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Re: [seul-sci] Re: Introductions (GSL/Grace)

Evgeny Stambulchik wrote:
> OK; I'm around 33, finishing my PhD in physics (plasma physics). Linux
> is my primary OS since 1993 - 0.99pl11 (anybody remembers the SLS
> distribution? :-)). I maintain Grace (was Xmgr before) -
> http://plasma-gate.weizmann.ac.il/Grace/.

I had a look at the Grace web site this morning, and what I've seen so far
is very impressive. Seems to me that this programs nicely fills the niche
for WYSIWYG-based plotting tool. I'm going to download it shortly and give
it a try. In the meanwhile, could you tell us a little more about the

> Unfortunately, this has been a waporware for years. I suggest you to
> take a look at GSL instead (http://sourceware.cygnus.com/gsl/). For a
> reason the project is not widely known yet.
     Good point. It's strange taht it isn't better known, as it is already
on SAL (http://SAL.KachinaTech.COM/B/0/GSL.html) and the record appears to
be up to date. It is nice to see that such a beast exists, however. Have you
had any experience using it? I'll add it to this week's Linux in Science
report and see about it getting added to the links page. 



Pete St. Onge