This article is from the Object-Oriented Technology FAQ, by Bob Hathaway firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
From: email@example.com (Geoff Lee)
Subject: "MindFrame for Windows" (freeware) application is available for ftp
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1993 21:07:28 GMT
MindFrame for Windows 1.0 Release Note
mndframe.zip (MindFrame for Windows) is available for anonymous ftp
on ftp.cica.indiana.edu. It is currently in /pub/pc/win3/uploads.
"MindFrame for Windows" is a freeware application developed to
teach an object modeling approach presented in the
book: "Object-Oriented GUI Application Development" Geoff Lee,
Prentice-Hall, 1993, ISBN 0-13-363086-2.
This application is useful in many other areas as well, for
example, in Bible studying (metaphors, parables, prophecies,
types), neural modeling, ecological modeling, and task modeling.
There are 20 sample applications covering these areas. There
are also description of each of the sample application in the
on-line Help. Read "About MindFrame..." help topic for more
This is a copyrighted software, but you can freely redistribute if
you keep the release intact.
The following is the content of mdnframe.txt file in the .zip file:
1. Installation Procedure:
DOS> mkdir MndFrame
DOS> cd MndFrame
DOS> copy b:MndFrame.zip (or where you kept the mndframe.zip file)
DOS> unzip -d mndframe.zip (extract files into subdirectories)
DOS> copy grid.vbx \windows\systems (your local Windows system directory)
2. Running the application:
. In Windows, open your "File Manager"
. Go to \MndFrame directory
. Find the MndFrame.exe file
. Drag the MndFrame.exe file icon into a "Program Manager" window
. Open the MndFrame.exe program
3. Sample applications:
Once you are in the MindFrame application, open files in the
\MndFrame\Samples subdirectories. There are 20 sample files organized
according to areas of application (e.g., object modeling, neural
modeling, bible studying). You can also find description of each of
these samples in the On-Line Help file.
4. On-line help:
Use the "About MindFrame..." menu item in the "Help" menu to learn more
about this application. There is an on-line help provided for this
application. Read through the help topics to learn about using this
5. Files in this release:
mndframe.txt: this file.
mdnframe.exe: the executable file of "MindFrame for Windows" freeware.
mndframe.hlp: the on-line help file for "MindFrame for Windows".
biblnote.ps: the PostScript file of help text on using this application
to study metaphors, parables, types, and prophecies in the
grid.vbx: the visual basic grid control that is necessary to run this
application. It must be copied into your local "system"
directory for Windows (\windows\system in most cases).
samples\*: in this directory, there are 20 samples (*.frm files) in
the subdirectories for each application area
(e.g., objmodel, ecology, neural, parable).
New MindFrame anonymous FTP Directory:
It has been moved to a more permanent directory: /pub/pc/win3/programr.