An Alpha version of ASReml 3 is available for trial

From: <arthur.gilmour_at_DPI.NSW.GOV.AU>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 13:01:49 +1100

Dear ASReml List

An Alpha version of ASReml 3 is available for trial. If you have a
current ASReml 2 license from VSN, you
will be able to trial this new version.
ASReml 3 build de will be uploaded to austatgen this evening (2nd April).
It is available in 32bit and 64bit Unix, 32bit Solaris and 32bit windows.

The download page is
There is a separate forum for discussing ASReml3

In January 08, Brian and I visited Robin in UK and this resulted in a list
of tasks. Those requiring CODE changes have now largely been completed in
this version. Obviously, as this alpha version is trialled, issues will
arise which will be fixed but this is a good time to upgrade if you are a

My next task will be to update the HTML help files, then the User Guide.
You are welcome to submit comments on sections of the User Guide that you
would like to see revised. Otherwise the revision will largely be to add
descriptions of the new features.

You will notice that the ASReml3 Work in Progress document contains
details of some options which are not in a finished state. Some of these
may not make it to the User Guide.

My hope is that ASReml3 will become available from VSN in about 4 months.

Best wishes

May Jesus Christ be gracious to you in 2008,

Arthur Gilmour, His servant .
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