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Re: Bug#347849: ITP: easychem -- Draw high-quality molecules and chemical 2D formulas

Chris Peterman <c.peterman@gmail.com> wrote:

> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : easychem
>   Version         : 0.6 
>   Upstream Author : Francois-Xavier Coudert <courdert@users.sourceforge.net>
> * URL or Web page : http://easychem.sourceforge.net
> * License         : GPL
>   Description     : Draw high-quality molecules and chemical 2D formulas

You should think of a decent long description; the "Why using EasyChem"
on the website seems to be a good start.  And indicates that the package
seems to be misnomed using the adjective "Easy", maybe "PowerChem" would
be better...

| The only tool able to draw press-quality molecules was... xfig, [...]
| To solve this problem [...], I decided to develop my own software:
| EasyChem.
| The problem I see in all existing programs is: they intend to be easy
| to use at first try, kind of a quick-and-dirty approach. EasyChem
| would be a bit difficult to learn, but when you master it, you can be
| very fast, and with a huge precision.

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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