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Re: Mathematica licensing

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  • Subject: Re: Mathematica licensing
  • From: ianc (Ian Collier)
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jun 1994 11:01:34 -0600


There are Front End Only versions of Mathematica for both Macintosh
and Windows.

For details of pricing and availablility contact Wolfram Research
Europe Ltd (info-euro at, (0)993 883400) (since you are in Britain).


>Dear MathGroup,
> I remember reading somewhere recently (it might have been here)
>that WRI does not license Front Ends, only kernels.
>Does this mean that if I wanted to install Mathematica on a number
>of ancient Macintoshes, say, which had insufficient memory to run
>the kernel, and moreover I didn't even put the kernel program on
>them, then I wouldn't need to buy any licenses to do that? (Of
>course I would be using the FEs connecting to remote kernels for
>which I did have licenses.)
>Has anyone dealt with this situation?
> Phillip Kent
> Imperial College
> London.

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