Since I am not actively supporting Sherpa (and have not been for a while), I am now giving
registration numbers to anyone who requests one.
First full release of Sherpa lite 4.0 is available from the development page.
A new beta release Sherpa (4.0 ß6) is available from the development page.
A new full release Sherpa (3.3.1) is available from the download page (still has the 32K buffer limit).
This version fixes some problems with loading Finnigan LC/MS files and has updated contact information.
New website location.
A new full release Sherpa (3.3) is available from the download page (still has the 32K buffer limit).
A new beta of Sherpa (3.2 ß10) is available from the download page which fixes some
minor problems with 3.2 ß9 and does not have an expriation date.
A new beta of Sherpa Lite (4.0 ß5) is available from the download page.
- Fixes several crash-causing bugs.
- Fixes a bug in CID calculation for peptides with a modified N-terminus.
- Digest and temporary windows now save text as SimpleText documents.
- Fixes several bugs with menu item states.
- Adds 'Calculate MW from m/z' and 'Calculate m/z from MW' functions.
- Uses new navigation dialogs where available.
- Numerous other minor bug fixes and cosmetic changes.
A new beta of Sherpa Lite (4.0 ß4) is available from the download page. It includes
support for crosslinks.
The Sherpa homepage now has a new look and a new beta of Sherpa Lite (4.0 ß3)
is available from the download page.
"Sherpa lite" - the core sequence manipulation functionality of Sherpa is now being
released as freeware.
In the process of rebuilding Sherpa in a new framework
I decided to release a version of Sherpa without the MS/MS or LC/MS interpretation
methods but with the mass, digest, CID fragment calculation, pI, and extinction coefficient
functionality. A new full version of Sherpa will follow in several months and will remain
a commercial product.
NOTE: Also please take note that I have a new email address: email@example.com
Versions of Sherpa prior to Sherpa 3.2 ß9 are incompatible with the
recently released MacOS 8.5.
This was apparently caused by code in the GUI builder used to create text fields > 32K.
I was able to patch this problem in the most recent beta version (ß9)
by replacing all text fields with 32K-limited versions; not an optimal
solution but all I can manage within the current GUI framework. I am currently
working busily on moving Sherpa to a more powerful
framework that will be fully compatible with OS 8.5 and future versions of the
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J. Alex Taylor (email@example.com)