>From: Dana Quinn <address@hidden> >Organization: College of DuPage >Keywords: 199907062209.QAA24561 McIDAS-X Dana, >Hi! I'm finally getting around to doing a mcidas upgrade. >When I logged into the unidata ftp site, I saw that there was a >7.6 directory - is there an upgrade coming out soon for mcidas? Yes, I am trying to get the 7.60 distribution ready for a July 31 release. >I don't have a choice about waiting for the newest version before >I upgrade (see below), but I'm just curious if there's an ETA for >7.6. I am sure trying for July 31. >Also, I see that the docs for 7.5 say Redhat 5.2 - are you >aware of anyone using Redhat 6.0? (I haven't upgraded any of my >machines yet myself, but I should sometime soon). No, but we are running the 2.2 kernel here on at least one of our Linux machines. >Also, on a non-mcidas front, I'm going to be leaving College of >DuPage soon, actually, this week is my last week. Too bad for COD! >(Which is why I need to upgrade McIDAS now! :) ) I understand completely. >I'm going to be leaving for a >job in the private sector. I'm wondering if it would be appropriate >for me to post a sort of 'goodbye' to the ldm-users list or something >like that. Sure. If worded correctly, it could also serve as a notification to sites that feed from you that there might be some (unintended) disruption of serverice. >I think it would be a good thing to let people know that >things will be changing here, and so forth. I agree completely. >(the school is going to fund >a position to replace me, but they are dragging their feet on the hiring >process. So for a while Paul will be the technical contact for us, and >hopefully soon after there will be someone in my position here.) I hope so as well. >Is this sort of thing appropriate for the list? I sorta wanted to check >in on that before I sent something to ldm-users. I think so. Others in the same position have done the same thing. The key is to not be too verbose. Sorry to see you go, but I hope that your new job is exciting/challenging and pays you well. Tom
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