software called Platypus and W 95

Vr.R. Bejsak-Colloredo-Mansfeld ricardo at LOGIN.CZ
Wed Aug 6 08:16:53 CDT 1997

Dear colleagues,

I am wonder how many of us do not using still W 95 ( I am using w.311)...=

> Only after the last tree has been cut down,
> only after the last river has been poisoned,
> only after the last fish has been caught,
> only then will Platypus finish drawing a dialog box.
> To be serious, you should use no less than a Pentium 100 (or higher)
> with 16 or, better, 32 Mb RAM to run Platypus. Otherwise you will
> see 'how Windows work'. A dialog box on 486DX 66 MHz 8 Mb RAM takes
> several minutes. Starting a search operation you can start a coffee-bre=
> as well. I asked my programist friend (he is also a hydrobiologist)
> why Platypus is so slow. He told me that it is an usual disadvantage
> of visual-basic applications and that being written in Delphi it will
> run faster. The same problem could be solved using a more powerful
> computer.
> However, a booklet on Platypus is very promising. I will try again afte=
> some structural upgrade.
> Yours sincerely, Alexey Kuprijanov
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> Alexey V. Kuprijanov            (Lepidoptera: Incurvarioidea)
> Institute for the History of Science and Technology
> Univrsitetskaya emb. 5
> St. Petersburg 199034
> R U S S I A                      e-mail: Q at TINEA.USR.PU.RU
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