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Re: mathematica 3.0 comments?

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  • Subject: [mg5154] Re: mathematica 3.0 comments?
  • From: jmo at hials.no (Jan Gunnar Moe)
  • Date: Wed, 6 Nov 1996 01:33:38 -0500
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <55g3c5$482 at dragonfly.wolfram.com> bouldin at enh.nist.gov (Charles Bouldin) writes:

>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. 

>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


Should they postpone shipment of windows version until mac version is ready?

Why not accept the situation: Some software ships first for the mac, some 
software first for the PC.

I am on PC because employer use PC only, and most high end graphics software 
is way back mac versions in stability and even functionality.

I just have to accept this as the state of the world, can't blame Adobe and 
friends for being "mac first people".

But Maple is good software, so trying it out would not be a bad idea 
whatsoever...

Jan Gunnar




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