[gmx-developers] FW: Gromacs quotes

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Fri Dec 14 22:27:30 CET 2012

On 2012-12-14 21:55, Shirts, Michael (mrs5pt) wrote:
> FYI, from my student.  We also have to turn these off in F at H to avoid
> complaints.
> Might it be time to retire the quotes? Do we feel it has that much of a
> purpose?  I wonder if it's causing more trouble than it's worth . . .
Maybe replace them with ads for the NRA?
Sorry, also bad taste.

We had discussion on it previously and the naysayers were less vocal 
than the proponents at the time.

Does it have a purpose? It can put a smile on someone's face.

setenv GMX_NO_QUOTES 1
Or maybe we can make it a cmake option ;).

> Best,
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Michael Shirts
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Chemical Engineering
> University of Virginia
> michael.shirts at virginia.edu
> (434)-243-1821
> ------ Forwarded Message
>> From: Joe Basconi <jbasconi at gmail.com>
>> Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:52:04 -0500
>> To: <michael.shirts at virginia.edu>
>> Subject: Gromacs quotes
>> Prof. Shirts,
>> Just wondering, what's the control process for the little gcq quotes
>> Gromacs prints when you run a binary?
>> Most are amusing but some seem to be in poor taste, especially on a day
>> like today getting #239, "killing children... " by some software company.
>> Not sure how these are chosen, but would you feel comfortable putting in a
>> word to get things like that out of there? I could email if that would be
>> better.
>> Thanks!
>> Joe
> ------ End of Forwarded Message

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