Re: question about NAMD

From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Fri Mar 12 2010 - 04:56:19 CST

hi jerome,

you are - as usual - correct. upon second reading my response
came over much more harsh and much less tongue-in-cheek
than it was intended to be. the "NAMD genius" address was far
too tempting. i guess being named the "official mail list bad cop"
by the LAMMPS folks is getting to my head. ;-)


On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 3:49 AM, Jérôme Hénin <> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>> you are trying to run an obsolete beta version.
>> this is an incredibly pointless undertaking.
>> have you tried a proper release version or
>> if you must use a beta version at least the latest one?
> In Pengcheng's defense, I must say the NAMD community doesn't have
> much of a tradition of differentiating between beta and stable
> versions. NAMD 2.5b1 was just _the_ current release (the one everybody
> used) for ages. That said, it is really obsolete now.
> Cheers,
> Jerome

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.

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