Object-Orientation FAQ

System Requirements

For the prototype's installation a C++ compiler
(GNU g++ 2.3.3/2.4.5/2.5.7 or AT&T 2.0/2.1/3.01) and the
X-Windows system (currently X11R4 or X11R5) for the graphical tools
are required.
Installation is well-tried on SUN Sparc stations and should be no
problem on other UNIX machines, too. You can find a more detailed
description of the supported platforms in the README.install.OBST*.
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For more information please mail to:
                Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI)
                       OBST Projekt
                 Haid-und-Neu-Strasse 10-14
                     D-76131 Karlsruhe
                          Germany
or email to:  obst@fzi.de
Phone:        ++49-721-9654-701
Fax:          ++49-721-9654-709
Teletex:      721 190 fziKA
The OBST system is available via anonymous FTP from
ftp.fzi.de [141.21.4.3] and some mirror servers.
The system as well as some overview papers, documentation
(User's Guide, Language Reference Manual, Tutorial, ...),
and lots of manual pages can be found in the directory /pub/OBST.
There are mailing lists for announcing OBST enhancements,
new versions, porting hints, etc. as well as for exchanging experiences
with other OBST users.
Send a mail with content 'LONGINDEX' to obst-listserv@fzi.de to learn about
the mailing lists which are currently installed:
	echo LONGINDEX | mail obst-listserv@fzi.de
The mailing lists are maintained by an automatic list processor.
Use 'HELP' to learn about the commands understood by this processor:
	echo HELP | mail obst-listserv@fzi.de
Bug reports should contain a small example program with which the
bug can be reproduced, or at least a detailed description of the
observed phenomenon. They should also mention:
     o OBST version
     o configuration parameters for your OBST version
       (from file config.status)
     o kind and version of C++ compiler
     o machine
     o operating system
Besides bug reports we are strongly interested in all experiences
our users make with OBST (e.g. sufficiency of data model, performance,
...) and in our users' application areas and the applications as
well. So, please don't hesitate to send us a short note.
Best regards and happy OBST programming.
   The OBST Team,
	Boris Boesler, Dirk Eichberg, Frank Fock, Axel Freyberg,
	Michael Gravenhorst, Ingolf Mertens, Michael Pergande, Christian Popp,
	Bernhard Schiefer, Dietmar Theobald, Axel Uhl, Walter Zimmer
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BTW "Obst" is the German word for "fruit",
    so have a fruitful time with OBST!

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