Re: Some OS S MCL Patches
Alexander Repenning <ralex@...
2002-05-03 16:30:40 GMT
At 8:48 AM -0400 5/3/02, Raffael Cavallaro wrote:
>On Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 06:34 AM, Harald.Schmidt <at> 1822-(Continue reading)
>>Btw: ...and why isn't the beta somewhere downloadable.
>Actually, the beta *is* downloadable, but you need a password to
>decompress the archive, so in other words, this is *not* a public
>beta, and Digitool is being very selective in choosing beta testers.
>I too applied and was turned down.
>Raffael Cavallaro, Ph.D.
Not sure why Digitool clamped down on the number of beta testers.
Many MCL developers have great tools that will need some tweaking to
get carbonized under OS X. Digitool would benefit from these tools
and could probably include them on the MCL 5 final CD. This process
could help find more bugs. Developers also benefit from early access
because it allows them to test and modify their code before the
I can't give details but let's just say for our OS X work we prefer
the OS X carbon (native) beta version of MCL over running MCL 4.3.1
in OS X classic. There is no future in OS X classic applications.
Prof. Alexander Repenning
University of Colorado
Department of Computer Science and