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Re: new package: gri, a language for scientific graphics programming.

Andreas, thanks for the suggestions.  When I get time, I'll have a
look at the physica package.  I've not used gnuplot, so again I'd have
to do some research before I can compare.

Thanks again.  Dan.

Dan E. Kelley                   internet:   mailto:Dan.Kelley@Dal.CA
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On Wed, 31 Mar 1999, Andreas Tille wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Mar 1999, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > Package: gri 2.2.0-1   a language for scientific graphics programming.
> > 
> >  Gri is a command-driven application, as opposed to a click/point
> >  application.  It is analogous to latex, and shares the property that
> >  extensive power is the reward for tolerating a modest learning curve.
> >  Gri output is in industry-standard PostScript, suitable for incorporation
> >  in documents prepared by various text processors.
> >   ...
> Would you be so kind to do a kind of a comparison to gnuplot.  It seems
> me to have the same intention.  My personal opinion about gnuplot was
> at first very good but it seems not to be developed since a long time
> (and it needs further development).  A friend of mine pointed me also
> to a third program which does the job.  It could be found under
>    http://www.triumf.ca/people/chuma/physica/homepage.html
> and seems me work looking at it and also packaging.  I didn't have the
> time to try it more deeply but a short look was impressive.  The friend
> switched from gnuplot, which he was happy about quite a while, to
> physica.
> Kind regards
>       Andreas.

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