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From: "Abd ul-Rahman Lomax" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, August 02, 2002 10:37 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] DXP Forum


> At 02:20 PM 8/2/2002 -0400, Phillip Stevens wrote:
>
> >It turns out that unless you already have a yahoo groups user ID and
> >password you can use,  you end up going through the sign-up rigmarole
> >anyway...it seems to be a direct link to an indirect sigh up process.
>
> This is not correct.
>
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> There are several good reasons to take DXP issues and concerns to the DXP
> list. The main one is that questions asked there get answered by people
who
> know whereof they write. The respondent might be Mr. Loughhead (is he
still
> the Protel Product Manager?) or one of the programmers. Or it might be
> another DXP user somewhat familiar, by now, with the program from having
> been a Beta tester.
>
> I have seen a number of issues raised in the PEDA list, and ensuing
> discussion, that was simply rooted in ignorance (or to put it another way,
> on documentation that is missing or has not been understood). DXP is
> *different* from 99SE, and some procedures that would be done one way in
> 99SE are done differently in DXP. I'm *not* very familiar with DXP, what
> with travel and a new baby, I wasn't able to give the Beta much attention,
> but I've seen complaints here about DXP that also came up early on the DXP
> Beta list. Difference was, those complaints on that list were quickly
> answered with instructions about how to do the desired thing in DXP, the
> facility was *not* missing from the program, and not only not missing, it
> was implemented in a better way. The DXP users for the most part are
active
> on that list plus Altium personnel.
>
> So at the present time I expect I'm not going to personally participate in
> DXP discussions here. This list I consider to be for 99SE support; DXP
> issues are largely noise for 99SE users, who can, if they  wish, listen in
> on the DXP list or get DXP support there. Or even grouse about DXP. I'm
> considering DXP purchase (or, more accurately, ATS purchase) and I
> certainly plan to get my DXP information and support and impressions about
> the value of the upgrade from the DXP list, not from here.
>
> I will say, so far, that the improvements seem to be worth the ATS price,
> certainly it is worth considering.
>
>
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