Re: [guide-user] Re: Guide 10.0

P. Clay Sherrod Apr 12, 2014

This comment is the essence of the answer and quite on point as to why Guide is far superior for serious observers than other software.  It is constantly updated and improved and those updates are made available immediately to Guide users without delay.  No need for Guide 10 at all at this point.
Dr. Clay
Arkansas Sky Observatories
ASO Petit Jean Mountain /MPC H41
ASO Petit Jean Mountain South /MPC H45
ASO West Conway /MPC H43
.......serving astronomy since 1971
----- Original Message -----
From: Arild Moland
Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2014 5:11 AM
Subject: Re: [guide-user] Re: Guide 10.0


Bill will have to answer if there is in fact a version 10 in the pipeline, but given the amount of time between version 8 and 9, I wouldn't hold my breath. And the major difference between 8 and 9, was the data supplied with the software. The program itself is being constantly upgraded - more often than not after suggestions made in this group - to the extent that the latest installment of version 8 and the initial version 9 was virtually identical.

Question is what you want a version 10 to offer that is not available in 9, or which may be offered through an upgraded version 9?

More than enough has been said about "realistic" vs. "uranographic", but what I think Guide could benefit from, is an upgrade of the user interface. Indeed, to long time users, the interface is Just Fine, but even though I have been using Guide for years, I still find it a bit awkward. At the very least, I'd welcome improved documentation on some of the features, like a comprehensive Alt-J list of commands.

Arild :)

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 3:18 AM, <petegladstein@...> wrote:

So back to my original post. Is there a Guide 10.0 planned? If so, what are the enhancements? Thanks.