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## Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output

**From**: |
Mike Miller |

**Subject**: |
Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output |

**Date**: |
Tue, 19 Apr 2005 17:29:30 -0500 (CDT) |

On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Steve C. Thompson wrote:

Fine. Let's end this one now.

Then stop replying.

`Joe tells me that I forgot to tell everyone what kind of computer I'm
``using.
`

`I believe he did not say that you forgot. I believe he said that you
``hadn't said what kind of computer you were using. So he wasn't really
``correcting you.
`

This is annoying since this is besides the point.

`Maybe you felt like you were being corrected and that annoyed you. You
``did not come across well at all. I can understand why people replied to
``you. I didn't think he was very annoying, and more importantly, his
``question was not beside the point. You wanted a software recommendation
``and he probably knew of some programs that worked well on some platforms
``and not on others.
`

`I asked about a FOSS alternative, thus implying I'm using a computer
``that isn't proprietary.
`

`Plenty of people run FOSS ("Free and Open Source Software," I assume) on
``Microsoft Windows, so I don't believe that you are correct.
`
Mike
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**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *(continued)*
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Joe Koski*, `2005/04/18`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Geordie McBain*, `2005/04/18`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Francesco Potorti`*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Hamish Allan*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Steve C. Thompson*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Hamish Allan*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Steve C. Thompson*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Hamish Allan*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Gerald Ebberink*, `2005/04/19`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Francesco Potorti`*, `2005/04/20`
**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**,
*Mike Miller* **<=**

**Re: WG: Tools for mathematical calculations and graphical output**, *Gerald Ebberink*, `2005/04/19`