Interarchy is (well, anarchie was) very similar to the finder in
appearance, and behavior. If the university ever reevaluates their
software, they should give it a look. It will be a pretty empty matrix
unfortunately, Fetch, Interarchy, possibly Download Deputy or something...
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Steve Cavrak wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Harley W. Blake-III wrote:
> > I use Fetch a lot unfortunately. Basically It is
> > still simplistic and under featured and clunky - by
> > that I don't mean that you can't accomplish
> > transfers, but rather that it is not an intuitive
> > GUI.
> Yes, the user interface doesn't have a lot of bells and
> whistles - partly by design (It was written at Dartmouth
> for student use, so ... :)
> But it's full Macintosh friendly, so you can drag and
> drop files between ANY folders that you have open - drag
> this here, drag that there - using what ever view of
> your desktop that makes sense at the moment - litle
> icons, big icons, lists, bullet lists, etc.
> With Mac users, at least, it's easy to explain. Perhaps
> the Window idiom disorients people - certainly that has
> been my experience when trying to teach people how to
> use WS-FTP versus FTP-Voyager.
> Given the choice of a simple program that is easy to
> teach and support versus ones loaded with special
> features just for you ...