The aim of the project itself is to reduce the learning curve for Max novice users.
A lot of what I thought was secret knowledge wasn't--it was only a secret if you thought that nothing of any value could possibly be found in a manual called "Getting Started."
I learned this the hard way. You have no excuse. :-)
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Thanks to the tireless and polite work of Eric Raymond, software users everywhere know what to do before they ask questions about the softwa...