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Re: Changing XDrawChem to Bkchem



Hi, Ignacio
I'm not shure to have the necessary skills to do that... =(

Em Sex, 2008-06-13 às 00:30 -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams escreveu:
> On Fri, 2008-06-13 at 00:26 -0300, Henrique Junior wrote:
> > Friends,
> > 
> > I've using Fedora as my main distro for a while now (FC 3) and here in
> > Brazil, where I study Chemical Engineering, I started to use the
> > excellent XDrawChem software, for drawing chemical structures and
> > diagrams of reactions. I discovered, however, that the development of
> > the program is freezed since November of 2005 [1] and the activities
> > in the discutions lists had ceased a long time ago.
> > The future of this software seems uncertain and, until this point,
> > poor promising, since improvements are not being made and it's
> > outdated in comparison of what expect from a system that cares about
> > constant evolution.
> > After some research and tests, I found the BkChem [2], that it is
> > similar in functions, but it's uninterruptedly being developed and
> > that, in fact, it had shown better results compared to the XdrawChem
> > could obtain at the moment. The structures are more clear, the methods
> > of drawing more refined and the plugins and tools already are compared
> > with the ones that the XDrawChem had. The BkChem is distribuited under
> > GPL and seems to be a good (and promising) substitute to the deceased
> > XdrawChem.
> > 
> > [1] -  http://xdrawchem.sourceforge.net/ 
> > [2] - http://bkchem.zirael.org/ 
> 
> Thanks for showing an interest!
> 
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