A pat on the back

Bob Wruble ai7b@teleport.com
Tue, 29 Oct 1996 15:28:04 -0800


> From: D. R. Evans <devans@lynx.colorado.edu>
> To: trlog@contesting.com
> Subject: A pat on the back
> Date: Tuesday, October 29, 1996 8:56 AM
> It's been a while since we all patted Tree on the back, so I
thought I'd
> lead the way this time....
> Whenever I do single-op, I use TR. Last year, however, I did CQWWCW
> N2IC, and Steve uses CT. It was the first time I'd used CT in
> years, and it was an interesting experience to go back to pre-TR
> software.
> Afterwards, I sent Tree private mail that said something to the
> of: "TR beats CT in everything, except SCP". TR's handling of SCP
was, if
> you remember, at that time extremely kludgy (at least, I tought
so). CT's
> handling of SCP, on the other hand, was so good that I told Tree
that if
> I had to do another CQWW, I'd use CT, because its SCP handling
> all the disadvantages.
> A year passes. 
> I confess that I haven't looked at any recent version of CT, so
> there's some nifty new feature there that TR doesn't have. However,
> I look at the TR of today, compared to TR a year ago, all I can say
> "Live long and prosper, Tree". The TRMASTER.DTA stuff is wonderful
> (especially now he's added the USER fields; thanks, Tree). TR is
> small and very, very clever. The SCP is now great, just like every
> feature I use in the program. I anticipate my few hours' outing in
> this weekend to be a pure pleasure.
> Thank you very much, Tree. And may you get the callsign of your
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> D.R. Evans NQ0I / G4AMJ :       devans@lynx.colorado.edu
> Member, 1997 Nebula Novel Jury   al019@freenet.uchsc.edu
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