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Old 23-04-2015, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by glend View Post
I am a tertiary trained programmer and made my living in my youth writing Assembler and Cobol code on old IBM 4341s back when punch card decks were the input. Times change, and for me the idea of struggling along with PI is 'hair shirt' stuff for the 'fans'. Yes I know Photoshop and there are no shortage of online tutorials and tools that make learning it easy not so PI. I have no doubt that it will fill a niche for some people but IMHO it will never be a mainstream Astro processing application.
You're welcome to be an exception to my general observation

I've written a lot of assembler too (albeit not with the IBM capital "A".) Perhaps you need to have experienced "C" system programming to have the appropriate level of masochism to enjoy and appreciate PI.

Cheers,
Rick.
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