Re: [AMBER] xleap

From: Gustaf Olsson <>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 09:43:34 +0000

I was tempted to suggest python though I sometimes feel that suggesting languages is like divulging your favourite editor.

Best regards
// Gustaf

> On 29 Sep 2020, at 10:34, Bill Ross <> wrote:
>> It would be nice with a rewrite of xleap to a more up-to-date cross-platform gui option.
> On the first Amber web site, I was bemused to see that xleap's graphics
> library, Xraw (an improvement on Athena widgets) was downloaded at least
> 10's of thousands of times, way more I'd bet than the cumulative users
> of Amber til now (it was free and general-purpose, and Amber itself cost
> something, but who knew Xraw'd be so popular). Having traveled to Moscow
> in the early 90's to contract Vladimir Romanovski, the author, I feel
> uniquely qualified to retract my long-ago suggestion to redo it in Java,
> since python is more universal among scientists these days.
> If its functions were API'd along the way, the functionality could spread.
> Bill
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