[gambit-list] Bad version 3.0
feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed May 20 18:40:57 EDT 2009
On 20-May-09, at 6:25 PM, Frank Gizinski wrote:
> To Whom it may concern,
> I mentioned this in an earlier message but I got no answer. I was
> trying to avoid having my downloads of the newest Versions of Gambit-
> C held up by Microsoft's security so I downloaded Version 3.0 which
> worked on my old Macintosh.
> I downloaded the Microsoft Virtual C++ version from your site and
> when I got it I started using it. In the first line I typed an
> opening and closing parenthesis. Instead of those I got an opening
> and closing angle bracket *<* and *>* . Unless Scheme has recently
> changed from using parenthesis to angle brackets something seems
> Couldn't someone at Montreal check to see what has happened at their
> site? I doubt that I've got a virus that only effects Gambit-C. I
> downloaded DrScheme and that works all right.
> I only checked the parenthesis and the angle brackets, I don't know
> what else could be wrong with Version 3.0 on your site.
> Frank Gizinski
I will try to reproduce this on a Windows PC tonight. Please give
1) Which version of Windows? Is it XP or Vista? Which service pack?
2) Which keyboard setting (english/US, or ...)?
3) Are you executing it from a Windows console, Cygwin console, or
4) Can you send me a transcript (cut&pasted) or a screenshot of your
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