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Re: Neural networks applications available?
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 1992 09:22-0500
From: GRoberts@YUKON.SCRC.Symbolics.COM (Gary Roberts)
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1992 10:00 EST
From: Steve%BALROG.it.drea.dnd.ca@Warbucks.AI.SRI.COM (Steve Lawrence)
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1992 09:11-0000
From: carl@SEVERN.sltd.dialnet.symbolics.com (Carl Lloyd)
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1992 01:51-0000
From: TYSON@ai.sri.com (Mabry Tyson)
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1992 05:36 PST
From: email@example.com (Marty Hall)
In message entitled "Neural networks applications available?" on Feb 2, you write:
> Symbolics announced a neural network product called "Plexi" a couple of
> years ago. I think Lucid is also selling a Unix port of it.
Yes, LUCID sell it now.
Does Symbolics still support this? I think it was done by a third party,
not Symbolics, and I'm not sure that Symbolics has been paying to have
it upgraded to later versions of Genera.
(setf (need-p 'disclaimer) NIL)
I've seen Plexi used under 7.2 (or was it 8.0) on an MacIvory. If Symbolics
doesn't have anyway to contact the developers of Plexi, I probably can find
The licensing agreement between Symbolics and Plexi Inc terminated a good
while back. Plexi from Genera 7.2 appears to still run o.k. in 8.1, but
its not supported and you are not going to get it from Symbolics.
If you're interested, you should contact Plexi Inc - somebody at Lucid
Inc or possibly Symbolics Inc should be able to give you the number.
This is nice to know since we are being charged for software maintenance
For the record: Steve is a Canadian customer and pays for support to and
receives support from our licensed Canadian distributor, a company that
is independent of Symbolics. Symbolics, Inc., has been careful not to
bill for Plexi support for some time; if by some chance we've made a
billing error, we would be happy to refund or credit the money. If
you're having a problem with a licensed distributor, we will use our
leverage to help you get a refund or credit from the distributor.
In retrospect I should have been more careful in the wording of my
message. The message came out of frustration of not being told by our
Canadian distributor and was not well thought out. I apologize if I
unintentionally mislead anybody. Thanks for clearing up the situation,