Re: mathematica 3.0 comments?
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- Subject: [mg5157] Re: mathematica 3.0 comments?
- From: glgesm at engr.psu.edu (Gary L. Gray)
- Date: Wed, 6 Nov 1996 01:33:49 -0500
- Organization: Penn State University - Engineering Science & Mechanics
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In article <55g3c5$482 at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, bouldin at enh.nist.gov (Charles Bouldin) wrote: > In article <559453$bot at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, liukb at kirk.northernc.on.ca > (Bob Joe) wrote: > > > Anyone tried mathematica 3.0 for windows yet? How is it? E-mail me > > if possible with comments. Thanks. > > Well, none of us have tried on the Mac yet, because the damn thing hasn't > shipped. I'd like to know WHY it has shipped for windows and not for the > Mac. Every time I call and ask about this, there is a different story, > including (1) detection of serious bugs in the Mac version late in the > beta cycle, (2) duplication delays, etc. > > Does anyone know the real story on this, including a ship date? I'm > beginning to feel like WRI is the Microsoft of the symbolic computation > business. If there is any further suggestion that the Mac is not being > supported properly and if there are further delays, well, then it's time > to look into Maple! > > Chuck Bouldin I have had 3.0b1 for about 3-4 weeks and I think we should be glad they are delaying shipment. This beta is too buggy to be usable. There are many nice features, but a rather large number of things that need to be corrected, fixed, added, and more. Best regards, ____________________________________________________________ Gary L. Gray Engineering Science & Mechanics Assistant Professor Penn State University mailto:glgesm at engr.psu.edu (814) 863-1778 http://www.esm.psu.edu/HTMLs/Faculty/GGray.html ------------------------------------------------------------