Posts by Startyger

by Startyger
08.09.2005, 11:23
Forum: Add-on development
Topic: Active Galactic Cores
Replies: 9
Views: 4572

downloads

Soooooooooooooooooo, where and when can we get this? Alas, my mini is clocking 1.2 Ghz ,but my g4 466 minitower has the 128MB video card......... yikes! Apple is getting Intel inside, (i hope Celestia supports the new chipset or at least goes platform indepnedent, i hear it only takes a few lines of...
by Startyger
08.08.2005, 21:08
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Mac Users: What version of Mac OS X are you using? (poll)
Replies: 7
Views: 2569

Re: Mac Users: What version of Mac OS X are you using? (poll)

I actually dual boot to Tiger 10.4.1 and Panther 10.3.9, but do most of my coding in Panther because I'm trying to maintain backward compatibility. To test? because tiger's xcode is set for Jaguar compatiblity as a default.. so, things should be compatible with Panther right off the bat.... but, go...
by Startyger
08.08.2005, 20:57
Forum: Development
Topic: New UNOFFICIAL OS X Celestia Build (7-24-05)
Replies: 42
Views: 40319

Glad to see this!

I am incredibly happy to see this...

i tried to put in a couple of black holes and discovered some stars don't show.....so, i can't get the black holes to work.... (Cygnus X-1)
by Startyger
11.07.2005, 13:45
Forum: Development
Topic: Is it time to fork Celestia?
Replies: 85
Views: 34230

Neighboring Communities

I see the value in taking development into different directions. I don't think Celestia, itself, should be compromised. Perhaps the idea of Neighboring Commnunities, yes, all dependent on the Celestia engine.. might be a better idea... However, the interaction between us all seems to make celestia t...
by Startyger
11.07.2005, 13:19
Forum: Development
Topic: New UNOFFICIAL OS X Celestia Build (6-29-05)
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

celestia on a mini

Celestia on a mini (1.4x) works nicely... in fact the best i've seen! Then again.. i was coming from a G4 466 mini tower.. but it had a 128MB video card! and 768MB of RAM... so, it works okay, but the mini has a faster processor.. (and a gig of DDRRAM doesn't hurt) thanks again... looking to try som...
by Startyger
07.07.2005, 23:28
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 1.4.0 prerelease FAQ
Replies: 53
Views: 56289

huzzah the mac version still lives

LOL will it be processor independent? 64bit? just asking.... i'm glad to see it :-) is there a possibililty that Cheetah3D and Celestia can talk about the format?
by Startyger
13.02.2005, 15:05
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 1.4.0 prerelease FAQ
Replies: 53
Views: 56289

How about...

When will the Mac/Linux versions be available?

kindly awaiting your reply.... :roll:
by Startyger
13.02.2005, 15:01
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 1.4.0pre6
Replies: 15
Views: 8296

For the Mac?

I know... many people think we're just whining... so, i try not to post much.... i don't think i have for months.... quite often, however, the squeaky wheel gets the oil, it seems... I'm very i n terested n this software... Always running it in the Apple stores when i visit. on the large 30" monitor...
by Startyger
15.11.2004, 16:56
Forum: Development
Topic: Celestia 1.3.2 for MacOS X
Replies: 85
Views: 29217

Silently Waiting

Don't think we're not out here... Just trying to be patient. Not naggy. I'm very appreciative for the efforts in compiling a Mac OSX version of Celestia. Yes, I'm looking forward to the day when the releases are parallel and quite equal. However, until then, i am patiently waiting on your much appre...
by Startyger
16.10.2003, 03:06
Forum: Development
Topic: How is OS X development proceeding?
Replies: 142
Views: 55689

I'm Waiting for the Newest Mac version too

Yessssirree! I am i am i am... Mac mac mac mac mac....... is it ready.... for Panther? I can't get neptunes rings to show up right.. or jupiters..... maybe i need to get a new video card....
by Startyger
25.09.2003, 15:49
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: 1.3.1 prerelease 11
Replies: 13
Views: 6972

1.3.1 for mac?

we're still enjoying the "pre- release for 1.3.0" did Chris buy his new comp (g4) ? If i had the change... i'd buy him a G5... to help speed things along... ;-)
by Startyger
04.05.2003, 14:51
Forum: Development
Topic: Celestia 1.3.0 for Mac OS X
Replies: 3
Views: 1373

Wow! Downloading Now...

Ill test it and test it and test it and test it...


I only have a 466(G4) with an ATi Rage Pro (16), but it'll do until I get a new one ....one day. Can't wait to see the cloud textures on my Mac.
by Startyger
22.04.2003, 23:33
Forum: Bugs
Topic: Please report problems with the MacOS X version here.
Replies: 167
Views: 64627

OSX version would be definitely great!!!!

VIVA CELELSTIA!!!! I'm using it at school.. can't wait to teach astronomy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! win machines abound at the school.. but because the new compaqs keep crashing etc. (even running XP) and the old Mac LC's are still going strong..... the School is looking into macs.... just two i as...
by Startyger
17.03.2003, 15:01
Forum: Development
Topic: Nebulae in 1.2.6
Replies: 46
Views: 13246

Rassilon's efforts are greatly appreciated....

just cant wait to see nebulae on my mac.... javascript:emoticon(':lol:')

I wonder what would have happened if these guys used a farm of Xserves for their rendering of the Orion Nebula....? Gigaflops per processor = how many Teraflops?
by Startyger
30.11.2002, 15:29
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: What Video Card Are You Using?
Replies: 59
Views: 18927

video card

Ati Rage Pro :( don't know whether to upgrade.. or wait till i buy a newer mac....
by Startyger
23.11.2002, 18:47
Forum: Development
Topic: Globular Cluster Generator
Replies: 17
Views: 9959

thanks

hmm....sounds like it's on.... heh... around celestia in 80 days? lol :P ill get this going....
by Startyger
23.11.2002, 18:28
Forum: Development
Topic: Globular Cluster Generator
Replies: 17
Views: 9959

Sorry, got excited...

Meant to say i was looking for someone to help with a mac version of the planet generator... don't wanna wear out faithful people.. so i had hoped to find help... (is that alright?) I like what you've done.. it's just i can't do anything with .exe files :wink: viva la Celesita!!!!! heh..
by Startyger
23.11.2002, 18:05
Forum: Development
Topic: Globular Cluster Generator
Replies: 17
Views: 9959

Im trying to gather some Mac Developers

If i was a programmer, i'd be all over this.. please, don't listen to the ignorant who blow off the largest Unix platfom..... Mac OS X. everyones busy making all sorts of commercial apps. But Freeware is, by no means, dead on the mac. It's, actually, thriving, especially, in the science and med comm...
by Startyger
27.05.2002, 06:30
Forum: Development
Topic: Link wirh planetarium software/databases?
Replies: 11
Views: 5898

starry night? what about mpjequinox?

http://www.total.net/~mpj/

LOL can't for get the mac os X folk can we.... especially, since NASA has been using Macs lately LOL

Besides... the more the better!!!


the final frontier awaits our eyes!!!

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