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Jun 13, 2000, 22:24 (0 Talkback[s])
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"BORG, or the BMRT Ordinary Rendering GUI (graphical user interface) is a free network rendering system for BMRT with a graphical manager frontend. Thiele says that BORG is being developed in Java and its final version runs on virtually all BMRT-supported platforms, including Linux, Solaris, IRIX, and Windows 95, 98, and NT...."

"Thiele and Kirchner are not alone in the BORG; together, they are two of three. "There is also another one making the pictures and icons of the program," Thiele says, but he and Kirchner met over their studies four years ago. "We both have studied informatics and physics since 1996 at the University of Leipzig [Germany], where we also first met...."

"They soon became intrigued with Java's power and flexibility. "While developing BORG we noticed that we could do much more than what was necessary to do a successful Java project. In other words, we extended the project adding several features and making it a functional tool which could actually be used by someone," Thiele says."

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