Re: New Mirror of original Helmut Dersch panotools page
- Thanks to everyone for putting all this together, it's an important part of our history and stage of evolution that we went through.
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Erik Krause <erik.krause@...> wrote:
> as some of you might still know Helmut Dersch, the father of the
> Panorama Tools (on which most modern stitchers are based), shut down his
> original page in 2003 due to a patent threat from Ipix. Some community
> members, namely Ben Kreunen, Daniel Maurer, Andrew Bodrov, Carl von
> Einem and Guillaume Fulchiron managed to save and provide parts of the
> old page.
> The more or less complete mirrors went offline one by one. Since the old
> Dersch pages still contain valuable information not found elsewhere and
> of course as a historical reference and tribute to Helmut Kathy Wheeler
> took up the task to gather the pieces and make the old pages work again.
> They are now hosted on
> (Thanks to Thomas Rauscher, who still puts considerable effort in
> hosting and managing the panotools.org server for free!)
> Have a look! Some Links might be outdated and some things might not work
> since they use plugins not available any more, but at least all the
> Quicktime and Java panoramas should. Please report any errors (also
> character set dependent) to me.
> Erik Krause